Gender Inequality in the Church (What does this mean for me as a Christian…
Gender Inequality in the Church
What does this mean for me as a Christian female?
This mapping project was important to me because I have been saturated in church based sexism for my entire upbringing. I have made some religious feminist art recently, and this project has inspired me to continue that exploration in my work.
Painting queer women as saints
Christians oppress women, not Christianity
I truly believe that Jesus was what we define today as a feminist. unfortunately there are some passages of scripture that can be read, and taken out of cultural context in order to oppress many different groups of people (not just women).
This Pastor is a badass
She gives me hope. This topic quickly became difficult for me to research because of the problematic content I would come across that reminded me of things I was taught at church.
The Christian Right
Evangelical: Religious Right Has Distorted the Faith (Article)
Paul Weyrich (founder of christian right article)
Why these Costa Rican women dressed as characters from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ to vote today (Article)
Artworks about gender roles/inequality in Christianity
Nazif Topçuoglu's "Is It For Real" Is based of of Caravaggio's The incredulity of St. Thomas
Questions what would be different if Jesus' disciples were women by appropriating a painting originally depicting men.
Thomas doubted the Resurrection of Christ until he had physical proof. There are women involved in the story. The first person Jesus saw after he rose from the dead was Mary, and she had no doubt that he was the savior.
Eva’s Call (article)
Often in the church, people become more concerned with tradition than with growth.
Prejudice against female pastors is loosely based on the Bible
For the Bible Tells Me So: Justifying Gender Discrimination Based on Biblical Text(Article)
Using the Bible to justify institutionalized rape
Modesty culture does something similar
Romans 14:13 taken out of context
The Troubling Connection Between Modesty Culture and Rape Culture
I remember times when girls were sent home for wearing shorts to church activities. Those actions were a result of the mentality that women are responsible for keeping men from sinful thoughts
Laws Governing Sex and Gender in Colonial New England (Link)