Writing is one way that I do activism and teach activism. I love to make sense of big, complex issues by focusing on the people they impact. I mainly write about faith, gender, and social justice. I often tie in my perspective as the parent of a young daughter.
My first book Women Rise Up, an exploration of women’s sacred stories of resistance, will be published with the FAR Press in 2019. Find out more here. I’ve also contributed book chapters to Talking Taboo: American Women Get Frank about Faith and Women Religion Revolution.
I write regularly for Feminism and Religion about my faith activism in the South. I have written for Religion Dispatches, Sojourners, The Huffington Post, Response, and other outlets about why people of faith should advocate for gender justice.
Here is some of my favorite work.
- “Reclaiming Birth with Sacred Worth,” Mothering Matters, 4/18/15
- “When God Tells a Woman to Return to Her Abuser,” Sojourners, 10/22/2015
- “Silent Night, Holy Night: Reflections on Mother and Child,” World Vision, 12/15/15
- “From Navel to Knees: Naming the Unspeakable,” Unfundamentalist Parenting, 4/26/16
- “What Will the Faith Response to Zika Be?”, Feminism and Religion, 6/21/16
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