Tag: sexuality

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #140: Brave New World

Knowing Our experiences with the novel Neil Postman on why the novel is applicable to our lives Some historical background: Modernism, technology, governing social narratives, and bioethics Reading How this novel compares to other 20th-c. dystopias Sexuality divorced from reproduction The specter of Shakespeare and what books do for us What do they worship in…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 131: The Highwomen

Stream or download this episode Knowing  Who are the Highwomen? Our experiences with the women of Country The Highwaymen and Outlaw Country Tomatogate Reading They’re Nobody’s Tomatoes: The Highwomen Aim To Close Country Music’s Gender Gap Is Country Music political? When? Whose politics? “Teaching was unrighteous for a girl”: The History of Violence Against Women…

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 #63: The Handmaid’s Tale

y Knowing Background on the novel and television show (taken largely from this NYT piece) Our experiences with the novel Our summer series and Victoria’s fifteen-year Handmaid’s Tale journey Reading Dystopia by Prooftexting Why Serena Joy is much younger Passing On Angela Jade Bastien’s HT reviews Iran Awakening The American Solidarity Part

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #62: Mike Pence and the “Billy Graham Rule”

r Knowing Welcome, Drew! The Modesto Manifesto and 1 Thes. 5:22 Our experiences with the rule Reading Mike Pence and the ‘Billy Graham Rule’ The problem with “don’t eat alone with women”: good character is better than strict rules Vice President Pence’s “never dine alone with a woman” rule isn’t honorable. It’s probably illegal. Passing…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 34: Taylor Swift



Listener e-mail and thanks


  • Are the CFPers Swifties?
  • A quick bio


Passing On

  • Various links on White Feminism:
  1. http://www.bustle.com/articles/120684-7-things-feminists-of-color-want-white-feminists-to-know
  2. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-we-need-to-talk-about-white-feminism_us_55c8ca5ce4b0f73b20ba020a
  3. http://mic.com/articles/125084/the-brutal-truth-every-white-feminist-needs-to-hear#.GBoVE9hqY
  4. http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/10/white-feminists-dont-talk-race/
  5. http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2015/09/7-examples-of-white-feminists-failing-hard-at-intersectionality/

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #30: Gender and Relationships in Firefly

Knowing Firefly week and why we are four Firefly’s genesis and Whedon’s goals When we discovered the show; how we feel about it Reading Masculinity: Mal v. Jayne, Book and belief, and we all hate Simon Femininity: Katie’s four humors theory, validating passivity and activity, Inara as both powerful and frustrating, and most of us…

Janel Curry

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #12: The Future of Christian Higher Education

Today we conclude the first season of The Pietist Schoolman by talking with the woman whose preface opened our book, The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education. After spending much of her career as a professor at Calvin College, geographer Janel Curry became the provost of Gordon College in 2012. Janel and I talked about women in leadership at evangelical…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 24: Supernatural

Intros A correction Knowing Show creation and general synopsis How we got into Supernatural Is it sexist? Does it treat religion well?–Some general thoughts Reading Supernatural and religion: subtext becomes text “Faith” (1.12) “The Man Who Would Be King” (6.20) “Pilot” (1.1), fridging, and The Angel in the House Some notably complex women: Jo, Ellen, Bela, and…

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #9: A Wesleyan Perspective

After an early summer hiatus, we return this week with the first in a series of episodes sharing perspectives on Christian higher education from traditions both distinct from and historically related to Pietism. First up, Wesleyanism. It’s represented here by sociologist John Hawthorne, professor at Spring Arbor University and a former administrator at Point Loma…

The Christian Feminist Podcast Episode # 23: Cross-gendered Friendship

Intros Knowing Purity Culture What we mean by “cross-gendered friendship” Connections to women in church leadership Reading http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2015/avoiding-dangerous-attractions.aspx?utm_source=nl_focusenews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=266312&refcd=266312 http://www.danjbrennan.com/2014/05/deconstructing-temptations-men-face.html   http://ryanthomasneace.com/2013/08/02/consecrated-sexual-attraction Passing On The Book of Daniel, Ch. 13 (The Story of Susanna) Cheryl Sandberg’s Lean In http://www.patheos.com/blogs/zhoag/2013/06/07/amy-thedinga-seduction-myth/

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #15: Christianity and Sex-Positivism

Introductions Knowing Why this episode? Definitions of sex-positivism and sex-negativism More on sex-positivism as a movement Reading : http://www.xojane.com/issues/im-a-sex-negative-feminist http://positivists.org/blog/body-and-sex-positivism Chapter Four of Christian Perspectives of Sex and Pornography Passing On http://www.amazon.com/Female-Chauvinist-Pigs-Raunch-Culture/dp/0743284283 http://www.pbs.org/pov/shelbyknox/film_description.php http://sarahbessey.com/ghomeshi-sexualized-violence-christian-response/ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/sarahoverthemoon/2014/11/kinky-christian-bdsm-sarah-bessey/ http://www.amazon.com/Damaged-Goods-Perspectives-Christian-Purity-ebook/dp/B00KVK31WI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418153912&sr=8-1&keywords=dianna+Anderson http://www.amazon.com/Oxford-Handbook-Feminist-Theology-Handbooks/dp/0199677972/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418153148&sr=1-1&keywords=oxford+handbook+on+feminist+theology http://www.amazon.com/Sisters-Wilderness-Challenge-Womanist-God-Talk/dp/1626980381/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418153953&sr=1-1&keywords=sisters+in+the+wilderness  

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 11: LGBTQ People and the Church

Intros, and welcome to our guest panelist Knowing Why the topic Defining some terms Torn and the Gay Christian Network Danny Cortez and the SBC Why this topic is important to us Reading Justin Lee and growing up as a gay Christian The problem with “Love the sinner; hate the sin” Lee’s conclusions: Side A…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #10: Orange is the New Black

Intros and listener emails Knowing Some information on Piper Kerman and her memoir Reading Our favorite characters and the nature of the ensemble Pennsatucky, Sister Ingalls, and OitNB’s depictions of Christianity Sexuality, queerness, and gender identity on OitNB http://mic.com/articles/93117/the-one-thing-keeping-orange-is-the-new-black-from-being-the-most-feminist-show-on-television Prisoner/guard power relations Lightning round wrap-up Passing On http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/film/2014/06/11/where-the-fuck-are-all-the-guards-an-ex-con-reviews-orange-is-the-new-black http://the-toast.net/author/mallory-ortberg/ http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/writers/laura-ortberg-turner.html?paging=off http://www.bathshebas.net/articles/8