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Painting Women from Judges – Part 3: The Sacred Account of the Levite’s Pîlegeš

This post was originally composed for and published on Feminism and Religion, http://feminismandreligion.com/2015/03/29/painting-women-from-judges-part-3-the-sacred-account-of-the-levites-pileges-by-melinda-bielas/

Reading the story of the Levite’s pîlegeš – found in the Hebrew Bible, Judges 19:1-20:7 – is unlike any other scholastic endeavor I have undertaken.1 The narrative is of a woman who leaves her husband’s house, only to be retrieved by her husband, gang raped on her way to his home, and dismembered upon arrival. 1,008 more words


Thoughts on 1 Timothy 2:12

On Ishshah’s Story we have been exploring some of the scriptures from Paul’s letters that have been used to severely limit the function of women in the church.  967 more words

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this hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil.  Where Jesus entered as a forerunner for us,  having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.                       643 more words

A Write Heart ...

My sister in law and good friend are co-writing a blog … http://www.awriteheart.com and I have had the opportunity to do a little shooting for them :) 21 more words


Life in the Spirit

Something amazing happened the other night at small group. My small group bible study is an amazing group of people. I am so glad for the day that God guided me to join them. 353 more words


What is That Smell?!!

Good morning!!

Cinnamon rolls…freshly baked bread…coffee…caramel candles…flowers blooming after a long winter…the perfume that Grandma wore…the aftershave that Grandpa wore…the smell of a new baby…isn’t there something wonderful about smells?!!  

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Thank God that I Am Not God

For those of you who don’t live close to Indiana, there has been great controversy here in the Hoosier state.  Facebook has been flooded with comments on both sides of the fight, many without doing any research of their own.   1,792 more words

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