What are Your Thoughts on Feminism? (podcast)
Greg shares his thoughts on the power and potential of women, and reflects on the obstacles women have had to face in the recent history of our society.
Sarah Bessey’s book Jesus Feminist releases today. We’re so excited for her and for anyone who gets to read this book. She is first, and foremost a disciple of Jesus, and her embrace of feminism is inextricably wrapped in her identity as a disciple. Here’s a little snippet of something she’s written that beautifully expresses…
Greg discusses God as mother, and shares about his own healing relationship with the feminine God. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0444.mp3 OBJECTIONS: Greg addresses some concerns about conceiving of God as a mother, including the possible fickleness in conceiving of God’s gender. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0445.mp3
In this episode Greg discusses church organization and the current model of developing church leaders (as well as the nature of their role in the church). Links: Greg’s book: “The Myth of a Christian Nation” http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0035.mp3
Greg talks about a passage in Timothy that seems to prohibit women from leadership. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0379.mp3
Assessing Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life by Greg Boyd As we saw earlier in this series (see: post 7), Peterson argues that social hierarchies among humans are as natural as they are among lobsters and every other species of animal on the planet. Whenever there is anything worth doing, anything of value, some people…
Throughout the testimony of Scripture, we have examples of God tolerating many things that are far from ideal in order to gradually transform the world in the direction he intends for us. For example, God’s ideal from the beginning was monogamy. But throughout most of history God has tolerated and worked within polygamous cultures in order…