Chris Bransdon · Feminism

5 reasons for a Christian to question feminism

Feminism is not just an idea or feeling of camaraderie, it is an all-encompassing framework for evaluating one’s experience of life. It is an atheistic humanist worldview. If I am to take feminism seriously, I should regard it as a complete worldview. Inevitably then, feminism will clash with my Christianity because I cannot, logically speaking,… Continue reading 5 reasons for a Christian to question feminism

Chris Bransdon · Feminism

Jesus and the Feminists – Book Review – Part 1

My posts for the next little while will be based on the book by Margaret Köstenberger called Jesus and the Feminists. Köstenberger’s book interacts with the writings of iconic feminist figures within the Christian context and evaluates them against Scripture. The key question is: who do they say Jesus is? I plan on summarising and… Continue reading Jesus and the Feminists – Book Review – Part 1

Chris Bransdon · Sexuality

We need to talk about sex the way we talk about rape*

I can’t really recall when my parents sat me down for ‘the talk’. Not because it didn’t happen, but probably because I have pushed the event to the furthest corners of my memory. What I could probably guess though, if I managed to move past my youthful mortification at being approached by one of my… Continue reading We need to talk about sex the way we talk about rape*

Chris Bransdon · Politics

Prayerful Rioting & Civil Disobedience: Necessity or Nuisance?

At this very moment the highest levels of government in Australia are in a headlock over one issue: the treatment of asylum seekers. The fate of 153 people, with faces, names and stories are yet to be determined and we are watching hopefully for sanity to continue to prevail in light of the High Court injunction.… Continue reading Prayerful Rioting & Civil Disobedience: Necessity or Nuisance?