All About Eve – Invitation to March Synchroblog

6 Mar

UPDATE! Due date for posts has changed to 6 p.m. EST on March 20, 2012

Women's History Month Observance Poster (Defense Department illustration: Peter Hemmer)

It’s Women’s History month and International Women’s Day is March 8. Women’s rights have been all over the news recently, from bills in Congress and state representative bodies to crass “jokes” by national broadcasters. The idea that women are or should be equal to men has become a polarizing topic of discussion on the national stage. So we thought Synchroblog might jump right in. Anything concerning women in general, women and the church, balancing women’s rights with religious freedoms, the differences between men and women … these are all good topics for blog posts.

There is one caveat, we are asking that the Synchroblog be a voice of moderation and temperance. You may have strong beliefs on this subject and that is good. Giving voice those beliefs in a spirit of cooperation and bridge-building is also good. We would like these posts to step in that direction.

Here are a couple of great examples of moderate writing on women’s issues to prime your writing …

–> An Apology From Limbaugh, But The Damage Is Done by Denny Burke -

–> And now…on the other side (critique of extreme complementarianism) by Roger E. Olsen

This topic idea brought to you by Wendy McCaig and Katherine Gunn (aka Jeannette Ailtes) … thank you for your help, ladies.

Add your post link in the comments section by midnight 6:00 pm EST, Tuesday March 13 20, 2012 to be included in this month’s Synchroblog. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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34 Responses to “All About Eve – Invitation to March Synchroblog”

  1. Steve March 6, 2012 at 9:52 pm #

    April 13? Or March?

    • Liz March 6, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

      Steve – It should be March 13. We will make the correction. Thanks for the alert.

      • Liz March 7, 2012 at 12:03 am #

        Yay – the date has been changed to March 20! That gives us a little extra time :>)

    • Sonja March 7, 2012 at 2:45 am #

      Sorry about the confusion … my kids’ teen group is planning a dance on April 13 and I mixed things up.

      The new date is March 20th … extra time :)

  2. Liz March 6, 2012 at 10:31 pm #

    Reblogged this on Grace Rules Weblog.

  3. word of a woman March 7, 2012 at 5:20 am #

    I’m in!

  4. K.W. Leslie March 9, 2012 at 1:30 am #

    I wrote this post on egalitarianism and complementarianism some months ago, but I’ll scratch together something new for the synchroblog. Looking forward to everyone’s responses.

  5. Marta Layton March 13, 2012 at 4:41 am #

    Can I leave my link here?

    TITLE – The War on Terror and the War on Women
    Name – Marta Layton
    Link – http://fidesquaerens.livejournal.com/71900.html

  6. Jeremy Myers March 15, 2012 at 1:20 am #

    My post will go up Tuesday.

    Here is the 411:

    Women Must Lead the Church
    http://www.tillhecomes.org/women-must-lead-the-church/
    Jeremy Myers

  7. ckuniholm March 19, 2012 at 6:28 am #

    Words Half Heard

    Lenten Submission: Rethinking Hupotassō

    http://wordshalfheard.blogspot.com/2012/03/lenten-submission-rethinking-hupotasso.html

    Thanks!

  8. Wendy McCaig (@WendyMcCaig) March 20, 2012 at 6:22 am #

    Here is my submission

    Title: Letting Junia Fly: Releasing the Called

    http://wendymccaig.com/2012/03/19/letting-junia-fly-releasing-the-called/

    Thanks for coordinating this event. I am looking forward to reading the other posts.

  9. Tammy Carter March 20, 2012 at 9:36 am #

    Tammy Carter
    Blog: Blessing the Beloved
    Post: Pat Summitt: Changing the Game & Changing the World

    Link: http://blessingthebeloved.blogspot.com/2012/03/pat-summitt-changing-game-changing.html

  10. Jeannette Altes March 20, 2012 at 8:11 pm #

    BLOG NAME: A Voice In The Desert
    POST TITLE: On Being Female….
    AUTHOR: Jeannette Altes
    LINK:

  11. kathyescobar March 20, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    here’s mine:

    kathy escobar

    http://kathyescobar.com/2012/03/20/replacing-the-f-word-with-the-d-word-no-not-those-ones/

    replacing the “f” word with the “d” word (no, not one of those ones!)

  12. Melody March 20, 2012 at 11:27 pm #

    My entry is a poem titled: “Call me crazy, but I talk to Jesus too.” (Thoughts on being a Christian woman) . Thank you for reading.

    http://wp.me/ploAe-24S

  13. word of a woman March 20, 2012 at 11:33 pm #

    My contribution: Why I Love Being a Woman.
    http://wordofawoman.com/2012/03/20/why-i-love-being-a-woman/

  14. Glenn March 20, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

    He is my contribution from glennhager.com, entitled, Walked into a Bar.

    http://www.glennhager.com/?p=488

  15. Steve March 21, 2012 at 12:02 am #

    My post is up. It’s called St Christina of Persia” and the URL is

    http://khanya.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/st-christina-of-persia/

  16. Leah Sophia March 21, 2012 at 12:58 am #

    here’s mine:
    my name: leah
    blog title: desert spirit’s fire!
    post title: March synchroblog: all about Eve
    link: http://desertspiritsfire.blogspot.com/2012/03/march-synchroblog-all-about-eve.html

    I’ll add links this evening or Wednesday morning; peace!

  17. Liz March 21, 2012 at 2:24 am #

    Here’s mine: The problem is not that I see sexism everywhere, the problem is that you don’t. http://gracerules.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/the-problem-is-not-that-i-see-sexism-everywhere-the-problem-is-that-you-dont/

    I can’t wait to read all the posts!

  18. Sonja March 21, 2012 at 2:43 am #

    Yay! I’m participating this month :)

    Name – Sonja Andrews
    Blog Title – Calacirian
    Post Title – International Women’s Day
    Post Link – http://www.calacirian.org/?p=1276

    I’m beginning to compile the links as of 4:45 EST …

  19. K.W. Leslie March 21, 2012 at 3:59 am #

    New one, right under the deadline…

    K.W. Leslie, blogging at More Christ: “Undoing the subordination of women.”
    http://morechrist.blogspot.com/2012/03/undoing-subordination-of-women.html

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