On her 2012 visit to Fuller, Rachel Held Evans, author, speaker, and blogger, spoke about liberation, the biblical womanhood movement, and the year she spent taking a literal approach to biblical instructions for women.
Seanita Scott, PhD student, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Wisdom from Womanist Psychology: Integrating Art, Spirit, Activism, and Community.”
Laura Harbert, former dean of chapel and spiritual formation, considers Mary and how she exemplifies what it looks like to courageously join in God’s mysterious and radical work of redemption.
Damali Najuma Smith-Pollard, senior pastor of Word of Encouragement Community Church, preaches about how God’s promises in scripture bring us comfort, preserve our lives, and lift us up.
Kenichi Yoshida, pastor and associate director of academic affairs, preaches about the power of theology that comes from the margins—focusing particularly on the voices of women of color.
Audrey Denney, a 2018 congressional candidate in California, reflects on the impact of women activists, encountering defeat, and grappling with the Paradise, CA fires.
Mitali Perkins, celebrated children’s author, reflects on India, politics, and writing stories about characters who navigating cultural difference.
Beth Moore reflects on how she developed an authentic style of teaching that ministers to thousands of women, and her battle against misogyny in the church.
Christena Cleveland reflects on the freedom of singleness, kinship, and the unique gifts single people can give to the church and society.
Christena Cleveland, associate professor of the practice of organizational studies at Duke University’s Divinity School, develops a theological affirmation of singleness in the American church.
Mimi Haddad, president of Christians for Biblical Equality, discusses gender equality and women in leadership.
Jeanelle Austin (MDiv ’13) and Lindsey Wright (MAT ’12) reflect on implicit bias, gender dynamics in the church and workplace, and their hopes for the future.