(RNS) — After suggesting on Twitter that she was spending Mother’s Day preaching at a church — though she did not use the word “preaching” — a crowd of prominent Southern Baptist men charged after her.
(RNS) As Christians prepared to mark 500 years since Martin Luther -- one of history's great heretics, or heroes, depending on your point of view -- 2016 found them debating theological questions most thought had been settled a millennium ago.
"Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time," author Mary Demuth says.
Some American evangelicals say the Bible prescribes universal, timeless roles for men and women. Others say these discussions are a post-industrial phenomenon.
As society discusses women in the workplace, evangelicals have been having their own gender debates.