The commandment to rest leveled the social constructs that humans feel compelled to enforce around the worship of God.… Read More Sabbath was equal rest.
Inspired by her personal encounter with God and her own experience of being marginalized, Hagar teaches others about God’s perception.… Read More Women in the Text: Hagar Names God
Why did God put foreskins on if they were meant to come off? What about women? Are women excluded from something because they aren’t included in the cutting of parts? How does this effect Christians? … Read More VIDEO Theology Bits: Circumcision
Many of our Christian “traditions” regarding the creation of humans are first found in the Talmud or the extended teachings on the Talmud (Midrash). It is in the Talmud that we find much imaginative and explicit exposition about the sexuality between Adam and Eve…and yes, even the serpent. It is also here that we find that teshuqa has been re-defined as “urge,” and the battle of the sexes is born.… Read More Teshuqa Turnings – Rabbinical Roots of Desire
Read Part 1 and Part 2. Why is it important that we start the discussion of God’s mother-love with an understanding of the Trinity? Because God IS love only in the community of His person. This love births a family to participate in His communal love. Mothers know a little something about loving others. Metaphors… Read More The Tri-une God and Motherhood Part 3