Tag Archive for women

TWIH Episode 61: Women of the Wall with Rachel Cohen Yeshurun

In this episode we talk with Rachel Cohen Yeshurun of Women of the Wall in Israel who regularly reads the Torah at the Western Wall in defiance of law on the New Moon with other women. We talk about the history of why women haven’t been allowed to pray equally at the Wall, the role […]

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The Kinda-Quarterly Call for Interviews and Patreon Support!

It’s once again time for my sorta kinda quarterly call for interviews! If you are interested in being interviewed, or know someone who you think I should interview for This Week In Heresy, please let me know. To get an idea of what I’m looking for, click here. On my wishlist of people I would […]

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TWIH Episode 60: Challenging the Articles of Faith with Dr. Matthew Becker

In this episode we talk to Matthew Becker who used to be a minister in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS), a conservative denomination of the Lutheran church that does not ordain women. We talk about Matt’s personal growth in the LCMS, how he came to question the more conservative doctrines of the denomination (specifically […]

Pro-voice: talking and listening beyond divisions

At the heart of Aspen Baker’s Pro-Voice book is the idea of nonjudgmental listening to people telling stories about their abortion experiences. It’s a simple concept, really, but a radical one in our society where people are polarized on the abortion issue. Pro-voice is also an idea that has can reach far beyond abortion, into…

TWIH Episode 23: Mourning Pregnancy Loss Through Ritual with Denise Cicuto

This week we have my friend and fellow priest, Denise Cicuto, who has been running a memorial ritual called Spirit Babies for the last several years. This ritual is for anyone of any gender who has experienced the loss of a child through abortion, still birth, miscarriage, or for any other reason. Denise shares her […]

TWIH Episode 23: Mourning Pregnancy Loss Through Ritual with Denise Cicuto

This week we have my friend and fellow priest, Denise Cicuto, who has been running a memorial ritual called Spirit Babies for the last several years. This ritual is for anyone of any gender who has experienced the loss of a child through abortion, still birth, miscarriage, or for any other reason. Denise shares her…

TWIH Episode 17: Feminism, Dress Codes, and the Church with Shavon Walker

This week’s guest is Shavon Walker. In this episode we talk about the role of women in the Baptist church that she attends, feminism, and the differences of the roles of women between conservative and open and affirming African American churches. We also venture into why feminism is important for all genders, body image, sex…

TWIH Episode 17: Feminism, Dress Codes, and the Church with Shavon Walker

This week’s guest is Shavon Walker. In this episode we talk about the role of women in the Baptist church that she attends, feminism, and the differences of the roles of women between conservative and open and affirming African American churches. We also venture into why feminism is important for all genders, body image, sex […]