Carolyn Custis James





Carolyn Custis James

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Carolyn Custis James (M.A. in Biblical Studies) is an evangelical thinker who loves God enough to break the rules--rules of cultural convention which attempt to domesticate the gospel message of the Bible.

Carolyn is president of WhitbyForum, a ministry dedicated to addressing the deeper needs which confront both women and men as they endeavor to extend God's kingdom together in a messy and complicated world. She is the founder of the Synergy Women's Network--an exciting new ministry for women in ministry leadership. www.synergytoday.org

Her books have been described as "provocative", "honest", and "deeply moving".


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Sometimes reading a book can completely disrupt your sleeping habits.

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide did that to me and to a lot of my friends. Sex trafficking, honor killings, child marriages, FGM, rape as a weapon of war. Instead of shrugging my shoulders with relief that “none of those problems” affect me, I was shaken to my core to learn how women an... Read more of this blog post »
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The Gospel of Ruth: Loving ...
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Half the Church: Recapturin...
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When Life and Beliefs Colli...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 262 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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Lost Women of the Bible: Fi...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 244 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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Malestrom: Manhood Swept In...
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Understanding Purpose
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“Faith may want answers, but somehow it is able to survive without them.”
Carolyn Custis James, The Gospel of Ruth: Loving God Enough to Break the Rules

“It doesn’t cause me to doubt God’s existence, but it does force me to admit there’s a lot about God I don’t understand.”
Carolyn Custis James, The Gospel of Ruth: Loving God Enough to Break the Rules

“My mother used to tell me, “Things always look worse at night.” For the most part, I believe her. But some of the troubles that keep me from sleeping look just as bad in the morning.”
Carolyn Custis James, The Gospel of Ruth: Loving God Enough to Break the Rules



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