Q and A on Inclusive Language, Excerpt 2

April 27, 2013

Here is another excerpt from a Q and A sheet that was created at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian in Austin to help answer some common questions about inclusive language. You can see the whole thing on our “Resources” page. (see tab above) I worry that we will lose the personal aspects of worship. “Parent” isn’t as […]

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Q and A on Inclusive Language, Excerpt 1

April 25, 2013

One pioneering church in the effort to make inclusive language more common has been St. Andrew’s Presbyterian in Austin, TX. Here is an excerpt from a Q and A sheet that was created to help answer some common questions. You can see the whole thing on our “Resources” page. (see tab above) In theology we […]

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A Lutheran Perspective

April 23, 2013

I ran across a blog maintained by Wartburg Theological Seminary called “The Persistent Voice” that has many interesting posts. The blog’s subtitle is “Addressing issues of gender and justice across the globe.” Wartburg is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which I knew absolutely nothing about, but I found it interesting. The ELCA […]

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The Image of God

April 21, 2013

I just read a great article by Melanie Springer Mock. Here are two excerpts: “In Christian culture, too, women hear they are created in God’s image, but God is a Father and a King. That they are created in God’s image, but God will only speak through men. That they are created in God’s image, […]

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Moving Beyond Sexism
Sermon Excerpt, delivered by Jim Rigby

April 20, 2013

The following is an excerpt from a sermon delivered at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on February 12, 2012. Jim is addressing two concerns: some people don’t think inclusive language (non-gendered references to God) is important, and some people agree intellectually, but don’t think it’s worth taking a stand to support. You can hear the whole […]

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Does God Have a Gender?
by Robert Jensen

April 19, 2013

Having decided to create this site, I had just bought the domain and was checking my email for confirmation, when (Lo! and behold!) I saw an email providing a link to Robert Jensen’s latest online article. He gave his permission to repost it, so I’m pleased to present it as the inaugural article here at […]

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