Gender-based violence (GBV) is a crime as old, if not older, than the Bible. Yet, it is also a crime that remains endemic today, with almost one in three women globally having ‘been subjected to physical and/or sexual intimate partner
This sermon on Isaiah 58 was preached by CSBV director Helen Paynter during Lent of 2022.
Alexiana Fry reviews Rhiannon Graybill’s new book Texts After Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and The Hebrew Bible
A script from a Keynote event with speaker Helen Paynter on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Nov 2021.
CSBV Research Associate Ceri Webb invites us to revisit the story of David and Bathsheba and its aftermath.
This reflection from CSBV Director Helen Paynter is based on Psalm 59 (see also 1 Sam 19:11), and Luke 22:39-53.
By guest blogger Valerie Hobbs Women’s Ministry leader in the FIEC, Sarah Allen, has recently published an article reporting research on the state of complementarianism in UK churches. The experiences her respondents report are concerning and worthy of careful attention,
Guest blog by Valerie Hobbs Women’s Holy Burden and Patriarchy A few weeks ago, an anonymous blogger published a website called Genevan Commons Screenshots, an archive of images and discussion threads from a private Facebook group containing upwards of 1,000
William J Webb & Gordon K Oeste, Bloody, Brutal and Barbaric? Wrestling with Troubling War Texts, IVP USA, 2019 Two reviews of this new book by Ashley Hibbard and Howard Peskett. Review by Howard Peskett. Howard has taught in Newcastle
Emily Taylor is a second year student at Emmanuel Bible College in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, studying towards a Bachelor of Religious Education. As part of the assessment for her ‘Historical Books’ class, she wrote a poem called Dear Sisters. This