Ariana Grande and a Female God

By Elijah Keay “Blasphemy!” is what many Christians are saying concerning Ariana Grande’s song, “God is a Woman.” What makes this worse for some, is that the song and video are infused with images and lyrics that promote feminist messages to its listeners. It’s a song that promotes female empowerment and a disregard for the…

The Feminine Christ

By David Tassell Christian culture has had a knack for finding its story of the salvation of the world through the sacrifice, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ mirrored in myriad other stories. These “Christ-types” often have less to do with authorial intent, and more to do with recognizing how the story’s pattern seems to…

The Complicated Theology of Wonder Woman

This post is a link to a talk given by Dr. Elizabeth Coody of Iliff School of Theology in Denver Colorado. “Even before the new movie broke box office records and charmed the world this summer, Wonder Woman was an icon for feminism. She has a set of values in the film that closely approximates…

Wonder Woman: A Divine Feminine Myth for our Time

In honor of Wonder Woman coming to DVD/Blu-Ray this week, check out this article by Dr. Christy Sim. “I explained how important it is to find, create, and celebrate divine images reflecting women’s experience alongside those considered more common to a masculine experience. I claimed the reason it is so crucial to include metaphors of the…

Not Your Mother’s “Wonder Woman”: A Feminist Review

A great piece by Leah D. Schade over at EcoPreacher. “As I watched Wonder Woman not only withstand every weapon launched against her, but inspire her comrades to rise and join her, I thought of the legendary Deborah from the Bible’s book of Judges.  Like the Hebrew warrior-prophetess, Wonder Woman is the only one brave…