Author: Christina Lake

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 172: Roxane Gay: Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Listen in as Christina Bieber Lake, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Katie Grubbs discuss this raw and powerful memoir. The panelists address many issues including the question, does this memoir have the power to change hearts and minds? Victoria mentions Roxane Gay’s discussion of her 2018 weight loss surgery. You can read that here. Passing On…

Christian feminist podcast #157 Netflix: The Chair

Welcome! Today we are discussing the hilarious show about the struggles in college English departments: The Chair, starring Sandra Oh as Ji-Hoon. Knowing: A little background on the plot lines of the show, including Ji-Hoon’s struggles with parenting and Bill’s getting in trouble for imitating a Hitler salute. Reading: The Atlantic Monthly article The New…

The Christian Feminist Podcast #145: Speak by Louisa Hall

Wondering what implications that developing person-like artificial intelligence has on actual human relationships? Listen in as Christina Bieber Lake, Alexis Neal, and Kim Feldman discuss the brilliant 2015 novel Speak, by Louisa Hall. Then go and read it! Show Notes: Knowing: Christina explains the basic structure and set up of the novel through the various…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #142: Julian of Norwich

Need a big theological hug? Listen in as Christina Bieber Lake, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Katie Grubbs talk about why you absolutely must read Revelations of Divine Love this year. Plus, she had a kitty. Knowing: Christina gives some important background on Julian as a medieval anchorite. Reading: we work through several important sections of…

The Christian Feminist Podcast #133: Crossover episode on M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village”

Join the Christian feminists as we crossover into the woods to discuss this bizarre classic. Of course there are spoilers: this is Shyamalan! Some of the things we discuss include the genre of this film, Bryce Dallas Howard’s incredible performance, and the depiction of disability in general. Don’t get lost in the woods without your yellow…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #119: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis

Persepolis is the brilliant graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, written in three volumes. It is a coming-of-age story of a young girl during the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979. Sarah Thomas, Kimberly Feldman, and Christina Bieber Lake discuss the first volume. Knowing • Background on this graphic novel • Why it’s a great read…