Candi Finch, an assistant professor of theology in women’s studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, reported on Twitter she has been fired by seminary trustees.
Longtime Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson has apologized for once describing a teenage girl as “fine” and “built,” explaining it as a sermon illustration gone wrong.
Hundreds of Southern Baptist women are signing an online petition calling for removal of a seminary president for views on the subjugation of women they say are unbiblical.
Evangelical author John Piper says an “egalitarian myth” that men and women are defined by their “competencies” rather than gender role is partly to blame for the #MeToo revolt against sexual abuse by powerful men.
Donald Trump’s victory suggests that the influence of white conservative Christians extends far beyond the borders of evangelical culture. Not everybody outside the white evangelical camp is bashing that tribe. Especially in the South and Midwest, white evangelicals are valued as custodians of traditional sexual ethics by white folks who attend Mainline Protestant or Roman Catholic churches.
The incoming head of a Baptist ethics agency says church teaching that subordinates women is partly to blame for the rash of allegations of sexual abuse by powerful men in media, business and politics.
A proposed resolution condemning the alt-right which was submitted to the Southern Baptist Convention last month included a reference to the “curse of Ham.” The statement eventually adopted by the SBC omitted the reference. And that’s a problem.
A decade after Southern Baptist Convention seminaries were adding academic programs in homemaking to advance the denomination’s new emphasis on traditional gender and family roles in the church and home, at least one is creating opportunities for female students to…
The publisher of the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible has reversed a highly discussed decision last month that the current text would remain unchanged in future editions. Crossway, a Christian nonprofit publisher established in 1938, said the reason for making…