Gender Links 

The Church & Gender III (Bumper links edition)

This is the third in a series of link posts The first was on the role of women in the church The second was about men and women in society This one is all about the fast moving transgender movement Disclaimers here about non-endorsements et cetera et cetera On transgender & technology The Transhumanism Revolution: Oppression Disguised as Liberation. Consider this paragraph: Contrary to popular perception and much of the transgender movement’s own rhetoric, transgender activism is not about compassion and dignity. Although transgender advocacy is couched in the language…

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Gender Links 

The Church & Gender (bumper links edition)

Not all that long ago there used to be just one conversation in the church when it came to gender – ‘what does the Bible say about the role of women?’ Now I think there are at least two additional conversations around gender. The two additional conversations are much bigger and louder, currently, than the one mentioned above. Firstly around how we even understand the word ‘gender’ at all and in particular how that relates to the fast developing and aggressive transgender movement (I’ll put out a links reading list…

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Gender 

When it comes to gender everyone is confused

To even the most casual observer the western world is in a flux when it comes to understanding gender and no-one seems to have a clear idea about what this present time means or where we are heading into the future. And if you look to the church for clarity you’ll come away disappointed. The fact that confusion is everywhere is both surprising and completely to be expected. Christians of nearly all theological persuasions would say that if you leave the Biblical pattern for life (whatever you think that to…

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Male and female He googled them

At the beginning of August one of the world’s most famous and powerful companies was caught up in an almighty row over the Almighty’s design blueprint. Google found itself fighting about what it means to be male and female (and how it goes about hiring men and women). James Damore (a then employee) wrote a memo which got him fired. Having read the memo its tone is one of debate and discussion even if you don’t agree with its arguments. But there are some things you just can’t say and saying that men…

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