Streams Run Uphill: Official Release

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Where streams run uphill, there a woman rules. —Ethiopian proverb Happy Women’s History month!  I’m also super happy to announce the release of Streams Run Uphill: Conversations with Young Clergywomen of Color. After Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology (The Young Clergy Women Project) I felt like there needed to be something about ministry and […]

Politics of Marriage: Public Vows and the Exchange of Women

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For more on the series – click here. The view of marriage as a private relationship has become of public value in the US enshrined in legal doctrine. In 1944 the the US Supreme Court portended a momentous line of interpretation by finding that the US Constitution protected a “private realm of family life which […]

Deeper Story: Yellow Fever and Letting Go of Shame

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Yellow Fever: 1. An infectuous tropical disease carried by mosquitoes. 2. A term usually applied to white males who have a clear sexual preference for women of Asian descent. [From Urban Dictionary] 3. Feeling shame about one’s asianness. (My definition) || A friend of mine lamented that his girlfriend did not know who Emmet Till […]

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