Tag Archives: Christian feminists

the challenge and cost of clergy militancy – T.J.Walshe and C.A.Wills

First-wave feminism was very much a movement of women.  Yet, as seen in earlier posts, some men played a helpful supporting part.  Whilst not to the same degree as many women, a few also clearly suffered for their involvement.  This … Continue reading

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an ecumenical and inter-religious step forward – Blanche Smythe-Pigott and the United Religious League

Today, ecumenical and inter-religious relationships flourish in many places, both despite, and also because, of continuing tensions and oppressions of various kinds.  Whilst still misunderstood by some, such relationships can do much to heal the wider ills of the world … Continue reading

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spiritual militancy – Alice Kidd

In recent times the Rainbow Sash Movement has sought to bring ‘the witness and challenge of gay and lesbian people and their friends into the heart of the (Catholic) church’.  Begun in Australia, the wearing of a rainbow sash at … Continue reading

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transforming patriarchal marriage and poverty – Hugh Chapman

Historically, marriage has been both a joy and means of grace to human society and a variegated form of social definition.  Today it continues to be source of controversy, not least in conflicts over its gendered and same-sex forms, as … Continue reading

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