Tag Archive: sexism

questions and answers: is the bible sexist?

Q: Is the Bible aimed only at men? A: No, Christians believe the Bible is a holy text of guidance, rules and moral instruction aimed at the whole of humanity. Q: What percentage… Continue reading

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 3

So, why did the Bible use submission for women only? It didn’t. If one reads closely it says two things that we’ve entirely ignored. First, it commands husbands to love their wives as… Continue reading

the bechdel test

I’m afraid I’m at a stage in life where one of the most satisfying parts of the day is when my 2-year-old finally falls asleep and my partner and I can collapse on… Continue reading

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 2

These posts may seem light in tone but they cover serious issues. Rape, for example, isn’t anything to take lightly and while it’s possible to laugh at Bible stories and be amused at Christians… Continue reading

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 1

If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must… Continue reading

lurking 12: the good christian wife

There’s lots of online advice about how to be a good Christian wife. I’ve seen quite a few handy tips recently that I think would benefit a wider audience. Insanitybytes gives her insanely romantic opinion on… Continue reading

employability and sin

One of the biggest Christian charities in the world has just announced that due to its strict adherence to the Bible, there are a number of its beliefs that are non-negotiable for its… Continue reading

I’m so glad I’m not female

This post was inspired by the Quiner’s Diner’s article “I’m so glad I’m not Black”.  [edit: Since this post was published Mr Quiner of the Diner has amended the title and some of… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 4: lesbians

In the Christian Bible, there are 61 verses about divorce, 57 about sex between people who aren’t married, 7 verses about promiscuous male to male anal sex and one verse that mentions female… Continue reading

the christian approach to sex

The human approach to sex is indeed fascinating and the effect that these love chemicals have on our life choices is extraordinary. The physical sensations associated with sex are so desirable that many… Continue reading