More Christian Women for Social Justice and Gender Equality

Here are more Christian women fighting for social justice and women’s rights that I discovered:

The Evangelical & Ecumenical Women’s Caucus (also known as the Christian Feminism Today, or EEWC-CFT) is a Christian feminist organization founded in 1973 who believe that the Bible supports the equality of the sexes in the Christian Church. EEWC welcomes members of any gender, race, ethnicity, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age, political party, parental status, economic class, or disability. Their facebook page is here

A vimeo video on a Waneta Dawn discussion of domestic abuse in the church for the Seneca Falls 2 Evangelical Women’s Rights Convention, July 24, 2010

Submission Abuse and Domestic Violence ~ Waneta Dawn from FreeCWC on Vimeo.

A youtube video of Shirley Taylor and Jocelyn Andersen criticizing the Danver Statement, which told Christians to live in rigid sex roles for men and women, in a discussion at the Seneca Falls 2 Evangelical Women’s Rights Convention

A youtube video of Jocelyn Andersen talking about the history of Christian history of supporting women’s rights in the Seneca Falls 2 Evangelical Women’s Rights Convention

Christians for Biblical Equality is a nonprofit Christian organization who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of men and women based on the teachings of Scriptures such as Galatians 3:28: “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”. Their facebook page is here

A vimeo video of Christians for Biblical Equality president Dr. Mimi Haddad speaks on “Wisdom from the Early Evangelicals” at Fuller Theological Seminary on January 26, 2012

Why Women’s Leadership in the Church is a Primary Issue: Wisdom from the Early Evangelicals with Mimi Haddad from Fuller Theological Seminary on Vimeo.

A youtube video of Christian women sharing their journey in believing in gender equality

A youtube video of Rev. Dr. Katie Hays–pastor and speaker at the 2012 Conference “A New Creation. A New Tradition. Reclaiming the Biblical Tradition of Man and Woman, One in Christ” in Houston, TX–endorsing Christians for Biblical Equality

Baptist Women For Equality is a group of Baptists who support gender equality in the Baptist Church.

A youtube video of Shirley Taylor criticizing the Counsel on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood statement that “Women are equal, but different.”

Unitarian Universalist Women’s Federation UUWF was formed in 1963 through consolidation of the Association of Universalist Women and the Alliance of Unitarian Women. It aims for justice for women and promotes their spiritual growth. Their facebook page is here

Women Advocating for Voice and Equality or WAVE is an organization dedicated to advancing gender equality in the LDS church. Their facebook page is here

The Catholic Network for Women’s Equality has worked since 1981 for equality for women in all aspects of church and society. Their facebook page is here

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About angelolopez

I’ve wanted to be an artist all my life. Since I was a child I’ve drawn on any scrap of paper I could get a hold of. When I went to San Jose State University, I became more exposed to the works of the great fine artists and illustrators. My college paintings were heavily influenced by the humorous illustrations of Peter De Seve, an illustrator for the New Yorker magazine. I also fell under the spell of the great muralists of the 1930s, especially Thomas Hart Benton and Diego Rivera. I graduated with a degree in Illustration. Since my time in college, my goal has been to be a successful children’s book illustrator. I’ve illustrated 3 books: Two Moms the Zark and Me by Johnny Valentine in 1993; Night Travelers by Sue Hill in 1994; and Cherubic Children’s New Classic Story Book Volume 2 for Cherubic Press in 1998. I’ve painted murals for Lester Shields Elementary School in San Jose, the Berryessa branch of the San Jose Public Library, and Grace Community Church in Los Altos. I’ve had a few illustrations published in South Bay Accent Magazine and I will have an illustration published in the January/February issue of Tikkun magazine.
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