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Gender justice in the Bible - August 27, 2019

Katey Zeh thought she knew the stories in Scripture—and she did, but mainly those about men. When she started combing through the Bible looking specifically for women, named or unnamed, everything changed. Her new book Women Rise Up: Sacred Stories of Resistance for Today’s Revolution (FAR Press) is partially the result of that exploration. Not […]

ELCA on gender identity discrimination - August 25, 2017

With Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, the ELCA issued the following statement on gender identity discrimination: In light of recent public events and conversation, it is important to remember the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) rejects all forms of hatred or discrimination. This includes employment discrimination against the transgender community, as stated in “Gender Identity […]

Harvesting food security - August 23, 2022

About an hour’s drive south of Pelotas, Brazil, lies the Kilombola community where Marta Madeira’s family lives along with eight other families. Even on summer’s hottest day, Madeira greets everyone with warm hospitality—coffee, fresh bread, a broad smile and excitement to share her story. Madeira and those living in Brazil’s Kilombola communities are descendants of […]

A statement on the killing of Jayland Walker - July 18, 2022

Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, has issued a statement on the June 27 killing of Jayland Walker by police. “Our prayers are with the family of Jayland Walker as they laid him to rest on Wednesday in Akron, Ohio, a place I know well and a community dear to my heart,” the […]

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