Author of New Book on Christian Women Says Jesus, Paul, Apostles, and Early Church Fathers had Answers for #MeToo Movement
How the first church era celebrated female teachers, pastors, and prophets was not "feminism"
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CRANE, Mo., Feb. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The war between the sexes seems to be on the verge of boiling over as the #MeToo movement continues to sweep through pop culture, business, sports and the media worlds.
Famous actors and politicians [too many to name], media personalities like Matt Lauer, and corporate titans such as hotel magnate Steve Wynn have all been accused, while the trickle-down effect has led to an entire cast of lesser-known characters taking a seat among the fallen.
Women in the #MeToo movement say they are finally being empowered to come out with their stories of sexual harassment, sexualized pressure and intimidation in the workplace and in some cases, outright rape.
Men say many of the stories are exaggerated or not true at all, and run the risk of casting the entire male population as predators.
For some, the solution rests in further blurring the line between the sexes, as though the feminist and sexual revolutions haven't gone far enough. They speak as though the whole idea of dividing humanity into male and female is outdated.
One student at Gainesville High School in Georgia, female according to her biology, told Fox 5 News in Atlanta recently that her gender is "fluid" and to be required to wear the traditional white robe of a female-graduate on graduation day made her feel somehow "unequal" and oppressed.
But the author of a new book called "The Handmaidens Conspiracy
," says we would not be in this crisis between the genders if the Church had taken seriously the teachings of Jesus Christ 2,000 years ago – teachings that were truly radical at the time in terms of the role of women in society.
Author Donna Lee Howell says she has found answers in the Bible to some of the most pressing questions of our time. In a recent interview she answered some very pressing questions...CONTINUE READING HERE