The Woman Who Stole From God

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The original source of the above now-famous quote can be traced to Laurel Thatcher Ulrich in her book A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812. Ulrich was writing about “The Hidden Ones” (Cotton Mather, predecessor of the first Great Awakening): the quiet, pious women... Continue Reading →

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The Woman Who Stole From God (Mark Ch.7)

This was another paper I wrote for my Gospel of Mark class... But truthfully, it's the "cliffnotes" version of a revelation that impacted me in one of my very first classes, Biblical Customs and Cultures. Understanding the depth and nuance in Jesus' interaction with the Syrophonecian woman changed my life and the way I looked... Continue Reading →

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