Tag: Christian Feminist Podcast

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…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 118: The Intersectional Politics of Dolly Parton

Stream or Download This Episode Knowing Why this episode now A very short bio of Dolly How we’re structuring the episode Reading Dolly’s Faith “Hello God” and “The Seeker“ “She’s Alive” from Dolly Parton’s America Dolly as LGBTQ+ Ally “Dollitics” from Dolly Parton’s America “Two Doors Down” “Two Doors Down” from Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings Dolly…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 116: The Magnificat

Download or stream this episode Knowing A big thanks and a warm welcome to  our guest, D.L. Mayfield! Panel intros What is the Magnificat? Our past experiences with the text Reading Diving deeper into the text itself: significant language; reaching back to the OT; connections to Jesus’ ministry Some relevant paragraphs from the Catechism of…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 113: Song of Songs

Marie Hause, Carla Godwin, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer discuss the Song of Songs. Listen here. Knowing Background on the Song of Songs, its history of interpretation, and why it’s of interest for feminists Our previous experiences of the Song Reading Summary of Phyllis Trible, “Love’s Lyrics Redeemed,” in God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality Summary…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #112: Carrie

Knowing The 2019 CHRN Crossover: Stephen King A brief overview of King’s work Our Carrie experiences Reading Our first periods /  how things have changed since we were young Menstruation and the female grotesque Margaret White, Fundamentalism, and sexuality Tommy and Sue vs. Billy and Christine: Is redemption possible? Passing On A Person as a Lifetime…

The Christian Feminist Podcast Episode 111: Gender Equality in Parenting and Domestic Labor

Episode 111: Gender Equality in Parenting and Domestic Labor Stream or download this episode. Ilia Danner Grubbs, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Katie Norman Grubbs discuss Darcy Lockman’s book All the Rage, and issues of gender equality in parenting and domestic labor.     WELCOME SEGMENT 1: KNOWING Introduction and personal background SEGMENT 2: READING   Term…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 108: Kate Chopin

Ilia Danner Grubbs, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Katie Norman Grubbs discuss the intersectionality of Kate Chopin’s works through two of her short stories.   INTRODUCTIONS   KNOWING: Working definition and significance of intersectional feminism Kimberlé Crenshaw Article: Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics…

Christian Feminist Podcast Episode #106: Writing Strong Girls

Alexis Neal, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and special guest and author J.B. Cheaney discuss strong female characters in middle grade and young adult fiction. INTRODUCTIONS SEG 1: KNOWING: Our experiences reading (or writing) strong girls Baby-sitters Club, by Ann M. Martin Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume Dealing With Dragons, by Patricia…

A Christian Feminist Podcast tribute to Rachel Held Evans

Like many people  of faith all over the world, we at the Christian Feminist Podcast were saddened when author and speaker Rachel Held Evans’ standard hospital stay turned into a medically induced coma, and overwhelmed with grief upon receiving news of her untimely death on May 4, 2019. We share Rachel’s commitment to modeling a…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #104: Captain Marvel

Stream or download this episode. Episode 104: Captain Marvel Ilia Danner Grubbs, Christina Bieber Lake, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer discuss the recent Captain Marvel movie, including prerelease trolling, box office records, and the importance of female hero stories.   This episode is sponsored by Zondervan’s new NRSV Comfort Print Bibles.   KNOWING Brief Background/History of…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 103: Emily Dickinson

This episode is sponsored by the NRSV Comfort Print Bible, from Zondervan. Knowing A short biography, with excerpts from Encyclopedia Brittanica Online Our experiences with Dickinson”s work Reading “Because I could not stop for Death“ “My life had stood — a loaded gun“ “Tell all the truth but tell it Slant“ “I died for Beauty“…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 98: Women in Star Trek

  Episode 98: Women in Star Trek Ilia Danner Grubbs, Alexis Neal, and Marie Hause discuss the Star Trek television shows and movies in regards to their portrayal and treatment of women, both on and off screen.   INTRODUCTIONS KNOWING   Disclaimers about the scope of our discussion Our personal histories with Star Trek  …

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #96: Recommendations

Our listeners voted in a Facebook poll and picked the categories covered here. Thanks to everyone who participated! Historical Christian Feminists Victoria: St. Teresa of Avila and Flannery O’Connor Christina: Julian of Norwich and Angelina Grimké Leah: Susan La Flesche and Coretta Scott King Podcasts Victoria: The Anthropocene Reviewed (esp. “Googling Strangers and Kentucky Bluegrass”…