#YNaijaNonBinary: Is a feminist christian an oxymoron?

Since the beginning of time, humans have been obsessed with labels. It makes it easier to put people in a box and label them in a category. Oftentimes, some group of people don’t fit neatly into one category or they belong to two categories that seem to contrast on first glance. One of such is Christian feminists – believers of Christ who strongly believe that women deserve equal rights as men. Some Christians don’t subscribe to feminism and some feminists abhor Christianity.

Here are some people from both sides who believe both can’t meet in the middle

2.

3.

4.

 

But there are others who believe that both identities complement each other perfectly well.

1.

2.

3.

To get a solid answer to the issue that has birthed this debate, it’ll be essential to go to the foundations of Christianity; How did Jesus treat women? What roles did women play in the ministry? What would Jesus do if a woman missed out on opportunities because of her gender?

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail