(RNS) — ‘I challenge every man to not look at the #MeToo movement as a women's movement,’ said Franklin. ‘It's not. We need to be a part of this movement.’
JERUSALEM (RNS) In an effort to appeal to the country’s ultra-Orthodox Jews and their increasingly stringent modesty norms, the niche catalog depicts Orthodox men with side curls and boys wearing yarmulkes in domestic settings — at a table set for a Sabbath meal, in a study with display cases lined with religious books. But not a single woman or girl.
John Elderege's 2001 book, "Wild at Heart", set off a national conversation about masculinity among Christians. Fifteen years later, the author reflects on its lasting legacy.
"Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time," author Mary Demuth says.
New data analysis shows a sizable gender gap among Christians on contraception. Sixty percent of Christian women support health care plans that cover contraception or birth control at no cost.
Sarah Bessey's book, "Jesus Feminist", is reigniting age-old debates on Christianity and gender.
The pastor of one of America's largest churches says men should "man up."
Bestselling author and psychologist Larry Crabb enters the gender debate that is raging among Christians.
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.
Modesty is all the rage among people of faith these days. But some have even asserted that the movement isn't theologically mature and may even be harmful to women. Modern modesty advocates, they claim, end up doing the very thing they want to prevent: objectifying women and their bodies.
"When a woman enters a mosque, she is entering the house of God and she should experience the same sacred treatment. In front of God, men and women are equal; they have the same rights to practice their religion."