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the women’s muse – Olive Schreiner

No one writer can represent, or be the focus, of a whole movement.  This is certainly true for first-wave feminism.  As it moved from what Jane Rendall (in The Origins of Modern Feminism) called ‘dynamic evangelicalism’ into a more ‘secular … Continue reading

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christian feminism – an historical reality not an oxymoron

During the struggle for the ordination of women, it was often alleged that Christian feminism was a new-fangled distortion of historic Faith and/or a mere baptising of ‘second-wave’ secular feminism.  To read the stories of first-wave feminism is however to … Continue reading

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