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Women & Theology: Discipleship in South Asia

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“So… if God clothed Adam and Eve with skins, he had to kill that animal. That must have been the first sacrifice. Does that mean Jesus was the last sacrifice?”  “The story of Abraham [and Isaac] is not about Abraham’s wonderful faith. It is really about the Creator’s love and…
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Women & Theology: Incarnation and the Cross

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Since graduating from Westminster Seminary California and beginning a PhD program in historical theology, I have had a number of opportunities to read theological works and to talk to other people with a variety of theological perspectives.  (I guess if you’re a seminary graduate and a theology student, you’re supposed…
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Women & Theology: A Pastor’s Wife

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I did not go to seminary to marry a pastor.  In fact, I was pretty scared of the possibility of some sincere, Bible-loving, M.Div. student sweeping me off my feet and whisking me away to some church plant in the wilds of New Hampshire.  I'd seen enough of the messiness…
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Women & Theology: Immutability

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I was on a walk the other day enjoying the vibrant colors of Fall and Portland’s last glimpses of sunshine before the rain settles in for the winter. Change. It struck me how everything around me changes – the seasons, the weather, circumstances and people.  As I considered the flux…
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Women & Theology: Demonology 101

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After a few months on "our" mission field, a post-communist, dead, atheistic region, my family and I were reeling from the shock. No, not culture-shock, though there was plenty of that. It was the shock of coming face to face with demonic forces beyond our comprehension. Numerous strange events had…
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Women & Theology: What Will You Do When You’re Done with Seminary?

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“So, what will you do when you’re done with seminary?” This innocent question has rendered many a female student at a complementarian seminary catatonic.  It’s a reasonable query; the person asking is assuming that since we’re spending money on a graduate degree, we must have some end goal in mind. …
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Women Are Theologians, Too

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Today launches a new series on the Westminster blog that addresses many interesting questions asked of our female students by those unfamiliar with the Westminster tradition of enrolling women in the Biblical Studies, Historical Theology, and Theological Studies programs: "Are you training to be a nun?" "Did you go to…
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