Tag Archives: gender studies

It’s Not My Fault, So Please Don’t Trip

I am surprised that there is so much hate for Keri Hilson among the group of people who still remember her.  During the early 2010’s, the R&B singer had a handful of top 40 hits, two successful albums, and even … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Y U No Finish: The Myth Of Male Power

The Myth Of Male Power, by Warren Farrell I suppose it my own fault that I was curious about reading this book in the first place.  I saw this book on my roommate’s bookshelf and was a bit puzzled as … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, Love & Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Women In The Bible For Dummies

Women In The Bible For Dummies, by Rev. John Trigilo Jr. and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti This book, one of several in this series and others like it I have read [1], and I have to say that I was somewhat … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Maternal Lines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Lost Women Of The Bible

Lost Women of the Bible:  Finding Strength & Significance Through Their Stories, by Carolyn Custis James I must admit that I greatly liked this book, enough that if I can find a reasonably priced volume it would be well worth … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Love & Marriage, Maternal Lines | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Miriam’s Well

Miriam’s Well:  Stories About Women In The Bible, by Alice Bach and J. Cheryl Exum In reading a book like this, I wonder why it it exists.  This is not to say that the book is bad, exactly.  It is … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Maternal Lines | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Twelve Extraordinary Women

Twelve Extraordinary Women:  How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants To Do With You, by John MacArthur Having read books by the author before [1], I was prepared to like this book.  But I must confess … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Maternal Lines | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, History | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Meeting In The Middle

One of my favorite country songs of all time–and admittedly there are many that I enjoy, especially from the late 1980s and early 1990s and even beyond–is the Diamond Rio song “Meet In The Middle.”  For those of us who … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History, Maternal Lines, Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Ship In The Hill

The Ship In The Hill:  A Novel, by William L. Sullivan More than a decade ago I wrote a play where a love story between historians involved with biblical archaeology alternated with the story itself, which involved a young man … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: The Quotidian Mysteries

The Quotidian Mysteries:  Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work,” by Kathleen Norris This short book of less than 100 pages served as the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, and it takes a clear Catholic perspective of the relationship … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , | 1 Comment