faith

Maybe God blessed me with a miserable virus so I could take a little break.

To The Doctor Who Said "God Bless You"

*/ /*-->*/ No, I didn’t get a flu shot this year. Or last year. Um, or the year before. And last week, I had the flu. I went to the Medemerge 30 Read...
Erica Landis    |   03.13.17   |   SHARE
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What It Looks Like To Be A 29-Year-Old Unmarried Virgin Evangelical Feminist In 2017

A man who loves Jesus, believes in waiting for sex, and cares about intersectional feminism? That’s hard to find in Evangelicalism (although Read...
Nina Biagini    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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I’m Not The Only One Who Lost Faith

In my youth, our church was a place of liberal political pride for me. Jesus was a role model for helping others. The man who sexually abused me also Read...
Kimberly Dark    |   02.23.17   |   SHARE
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Finding Refuge In Judaism As A Feminist Atheist

This past fall, I decided to stop worrying about the absence of my belief and allow myself the communal experience of prayer. I enjoy it, not because Read...
Jenny Splitter    |   02.21.17   |   SHARE
"My particular brand of existence means allowing belief and non-belief to coexist peacefully alongside one another, just as Shintoism and Buddhism do in Japan — just as I must with my past."

Voodoo and Televangelism: A Black Woman's Journey To Atheism

I was probably the most religious kid you ever met. I genuinely believed in God, the way that most kids believe in Sunday morning cartoons and Read...
Jennifer Neal    |   02.21.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
"With this all around me, and with my parents’ dedication to families of children with disabilities, how could I not believe deeply in service to others?"

I'm An Intersectional Feminist Because Of My Sufi Faith

In Sufism, one of the central doctrines is non-judgment of anyone based on their gender, race, religion, or ethnicity. This is grounded in the Read...
Naseem Jamnia    |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
"My spiritual practice evolves with life lessons, as does my feminism."- Lisa Factora-Borchers

Feminists Who Embrace Spirituality — And Why

In the hopes of finding a starting point to engage the complexities of the feminist spiritual experience, I interviewed feminists of different faiths Read...
Allison McCarthy    |   11.11.16   |   SHARE
Voices
Religion and feminism: Can they co-exist?

It’s Lonely Being A Religious Feminist

Being a person of faith isn’t cool. It is very personal to me and not something I like to talk about a lot, which goes counter to the whole idea of ‘ Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   02.22.16   |   SHARE
Voices