Category Archives: Covid-19

Dismantling Patriarchy and Recovering the Blessed Alliance

Just as Covid won’t go away without effective vaccines . . . . As Christians, we cannot in good conscience adequately address this global crisis of Violence Against Women without exploring causative factors that increase female vulnerability and allow violence against women to occur within our … Continue reading

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Confronting the Bible’s #MeToo Stories

“Women’s story is there [in the Bible] written large, though it may be hidden in the text, and finding it might be like digging for gold.” ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Rabbi Julia Neuberger In the early days of my quest to understand the Bible’s … Continue reading

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Vaccine for Despair

After the dark, difficult, and tear-soaked days of 2020, who doesn’t need this re-orienting and sure message of hope?! God’s people have clung to this changeless truth through wars, oppression, injustice, and atrocities—yes, even deadly pandemics and unspeakable losses. 2020 … Continue reading

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Virus as a Summons to Faith

In the early days of Covid-19, Professor Aisha Ahmad, University of Toronto (who is no stranger to suffering) offered this insight: Global catastrophes change the world . . . the legacy of this pandemic will live with us for years, perhaps decades … Continue reading

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