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Evangelical Feminism: A History

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
For most people, the terms -evangelical- and -feminism- are contradictory. -Evangelical- invokes images of conservative Christians known for their strict interpretation of the Bible, as well as their support of social conservatism and traditional gender roles. So how could an evangelical support feminism, a movement that seeks, at its most basic level, to redress the inequ ...more
Paperback, 245 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by New York University Press (first published November 15th 2004)
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Scott
Dec 24, 2014 rated it liked it
This was a fascinating look at the history and development of evangelical feminism in the late 70’s and early 80’s. It should be noted that from the outset that I am not an evangelical feminist, nay, from the author’s perspective, I’m a neo-hierarchialist (let the reader understand). That being said, I found the history and development of evangelical feminism to be very intriguing.

This book seemed to operate on a continuum: on the one side, history and critique of evangelicalism with the other
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Bridget Jeffries
Nov 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
The history this book attempts to cover is a fascinating one in terms of the internal struggle within the Protestant world concerning the equality of women in the church and home. It describes the rise of the Evangelical Women's Caucus (now the Evangelical & Ecumenical Women's Caucus), the split within the movement over tolerance of homosexuality, and the formation of the more conservative Christians For Biblical Equality. It focuses in on several key figures within these organizations and e ...more
Tim Morris
Jul 30, 2007 rated it really liked it
Fascinating, but at times long-winded. All men and women should read this and know, however.
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