Tag: language

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #20: Women’s Bible Studies

Intros: Welcome, Alexis! A listener e-mail Knowing Our personal women’s Bible study experiences Gendered ways of reading the Bible: standpoint epistemology and gender-neutral language Common structures and major players on the scene Links between women’s Bible studies and “Women’s Ministry” Reading http://www.faithit.com/why-we-dont-need-womens-ministry/#.U_FPtoFMkYS.facebook http://www.rebeccahalton.com/open-letter-womens-ministry-sarah-bessey http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2015/january/what-happens-when-we-see-women-teach-bible.html?paging=off http://www.crossway.org/books/women-of-the-word-tpb/ Passing On http://www.benrectormusic.com/discography.html?dd_id=12 https://www.bsfinternational.org/ http://jenwilkin.blogspot.com/p/fmwbs.html http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/pastors-need-women-teachers-and-vice-versa

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 17: Ancillary Justice and Feminist Science Fiction

Intros KNOWING Publication and reception of Ancillary Justice A bit on the novel’s novel approach to gender A very brief history of gendered pronouns in Feminist Theory READING Pronouns and gender in Ancillary Justice Race and Postcolonialism in Ancillary Justice Religion in Ancillary Justice PASSING ON Help Victoria read more SF! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uglies_series Ursula K. LeGuin…

Wittgenstein Wednesdays, Session 2: Philosophical Investigations sections 26-52

Series Index Emmanuel College’s Wittgenstein group keeps rolling along as we approach our next Wittgenstein meeting.  Before that happens, though, I should get a guide in place both for those reading along at home and for those who missed the last meeting but plan to jump back in this round.  So here it goes!  (A per…

Wittgenstein Wednesdays, Session 1: Philosophical Investigations Sections 1-25

Series Index Recently an intrepid group of students and faculty at Emmanuel College began a school-year-long adventure in philosophy, planning together to read Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations together, a bit at a time, over the fall and spring semesters.  As we got the group rolling, I volunteered to provide some sort of online catch-up for those who couldn’t…

Liberals, Labels, and Language Games: An Attempt Better to Respond to Bo Sanders

Last week Bo Sanders, over at Homebrewed Christianity, responded to an assertion (to which he did not link publicly, but that’s not entirely relevant to what I’m assaying here) that he and Tripp Fuller, his fellow host on the podcast, are basically liberals, despite their claims not to be liberal but radical (or HyperTheist or…

Blogging through Truth and Method post 13: The Development of the Concept of Language in the History of Western Thought (405-438)

You can generally count on me to look for the historical conditions that surround anything interesting, so Gadamer’s section of Truth and Method on the concept of language immediately pleased me, starting as it does with the ancient Greeks and tracing the ways that the concept “language” travels across ages.  Such investigations remind us that…