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This spring, Edmondson and two friends, Ekemini Uwan and Michelle Higgins, started a podcast called Truth’s Table for other “unicorns” like them: Black women who often feel lonely navigating predominantly white Christian spaces, or who are generally looking for “a seat at the table,” as the women put it.Half a dozen episodes in, the women decided to take up the topic of gender — specifically, the “gender apartheid” they see in Christianity.
We can, however, speak for or against certain political issues.
“No one will hear me unless maybe I design and develop a penis-shaped microphone. Maybe we should have a line of penis microphones, because it is all that you need to have to pass out communion, to take up the offering.”Edmondson, Higgins, and Uwan are not alone in their complaints.
Within the bounds of conservative Christianity, some women feel increasingly frustrated by what they perceive as artificial limits on their leadership — “the churches where the culture … rather than what women are gifted to do,” as Kathy Keller, the wife of the prominent pastor Tim Keller, recently put it during her denomination’s annual meeting.
Taxes and many other issues (social security, universal healthcare, education funding, immigration, energy/environment, etc.) are not spiritual issues the Bible explicitly addresses.
As a result, Christians can in good conscience have disagreements on these issues.