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For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving The Church When The Sexism Was Too Much

Written by: Kimberly Peerler-Ringer Since dismantling patriarchy is one of my approaches to reading the Scriptures, I want to talk first about what it is and why I position myself against it. Patriarchy, in its simplest terms, is the privileging of maleness. Patriarchy is also a system that functions much like racism in that there …

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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…

Written by: Wilma Luimes …because love imparts value and doesn’t seek to control.For generations in many churches, patriarchy has been passed off as the divine order of things. Its foundation lay in a quest for power and the legitimization of male leadership. But a divine order must produce godly fruit and blind, unqualified submission to …

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