#EmptyShelf 2016 #19: @SarahBessey: Jesus Feminist: God’s radical notion that women are people too (DLT, 2013) #IWD2016

Last Saturday I was on the train to/from ‘Gathering of Women Leaders‘ (GWL), which looks at the barriers to women in leadership positions, and the difference that we can each make… so Sarah Bessey’s┬áJesus Feminist appeared to be an appropriate book to read each way – and of course today is International Women’s Day, so…! On pp12-13 Sarah looks at what the notion of ‘feminism’ means, especially highlighting the mix of Christianity and feminism, and Continue Reading →

#EmptyShelf 2016 #11: Out of Sorts (@sarahbessey)

This book is described by Sarah Bessey as being “for all who feel or have felt at some time ‘out of sorts’ – disorientated, bewildered and feeling that everything you once knew for sure has to be worked out all over again”. As someone who has recently moved cities, jobs, and hasn’t yet settled into a new church – this review copy arrived at a great moment. I finished reading it yesterday (Sunday) morning whilst Continue Reading →