Would Jesus Support Feminism?
Air Date December 7, 2013
Would Jesus support feminism? Popular blogger Suzannah Paul asserts that He would, but professor and author Mary Kassian disagrees. Both women join host Julie Roys on the next Up For Debate
to discuss the issue. Is Jesus a liberator of women in the same vein as Gloria Steinhem? Or, does portraying Him this way pervert the gospel? Don't miss this important discussion next Saturday at 8 AM Central Time on Up For Debate
Pilgrim, perceiver, and feminist-poet-mama, Suzannah Paul pens love letters to the broken, beautiful Church at The Smitten Word and A Deeper Story. She has a background in youth ministry and affordable housing, a B.A. in religion and history, two young kids, one husband, eight chickens, and a home at the Christian camp she attended as a child. She writes for love and for clients and appreciates a good kitchen dance party.
For more information about Suzannah, please visit her website.
Mary Kassian is an award winning author, internationally renowned speaker, and a distinguished professor at Southern Baptist Seminary. She has published several books and Bible studies, including The Feminist Mistake. A graduate from the faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine from the University of Alberta, Canada, Mary has also studied systematic theology at the doctoral level and taught courses at seminaries throughout North America.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.