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Gender Roles And Binaries – Take Off That Apron Bobby! – 011

By Jeff Manildi & Allen O'Brien

Kicking off a four part series on gender and sexuality, the team begins with an in-depth discussion on gender roles and binaries, and sexism in the church and society. They talk about why we might need to revise our thinking on legacies, and maybe, just maybe, why we might need to move past the binary view of gender altogether. They conclude the episode with a ridiculous game of Would You Rather that includes a brief foray into the benefits of time travel, polka music and heavy breathing.   Host Check In (00:21) Discussion on Gender Roles and Binaries (05:41) Would You Rather (48:22)   RELEVANT LINKS Gender Roles and Binaries Discussion An Irenicon Blog Post: The Baby Makin', Prone-to-Evil, "Other" Gender: Woman by Allen O’Brien ... tracing Aristotle's thoughts on gender and their impact upon church history through Thomas Aquinas and the witch hunts of the Middle Ages. Organization: - When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don't raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood. Together we can encourage girls to lead. Reading List: Getting to Know Feminist Theology: An Introduction and Reading List Book - Amazon Affiliate Link: A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilbur … Jeff refers to the first couple chapters of this book where an argument is made that certain gender roles came from need and over time turned to hierarchy. Biblical Commentary: The Pastoral Epistles (The New International Greek Testament Commentary) by George W. Knight III … Specifically the commentary on the book of Titus. Book - Amazon Affiliate Link: Radical Love: Introduction to Queer Theology by Patrick Cheng   Would You Rather Segment Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons (HBO)   THANK YOU A big thank you to Mike Golin for our intro and outro music.  Check out his band Soulwise.   WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU Thank you for supporting the podcast!  Your ratings, reviews and feedback are not only encouraging to us personally, but they help others find the show.  If you appreciate the content we provide please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.   Join our conversations on faith and culture by interacting with us through the following links: Read Us on our blog An Irenicon Email Us at Follow Us on Twitter or on Google+ Like Us on Facebook Love Us   You can also send us a Voice Message at  

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