Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Four Feminist Myths



The last couple of months have been filled with trying to get ready for the release of my first book, The Accidental Feminist: Restoring Our Delight in God's Good Design. It's hard to believe it's almost here (it officially releases May 31)! I had the opportunity to speak both at Southern Seminary and my church (Midtown Baptist Church) on how feminism has influenced us as women and how God provides us with a better answer than feminism. Instead of trying to retell the entire book, I focused on four feminist myths and provided their biblical counter-examples.

1. I define myself
2. I can have it all
3. A husband and children can wait
4. The teaching gifts are ultimate

If you want to hear the messages in their entirety (and know the biblical counter-examples) you can listen here and here. I also spend some time talking about how feminism in a lot of ways is a response to real fears that women face. I hope to come back to that on the blog as we get closer to the release of the book. In the meantime, if you are interested, you can pre-order the book now on Amazon or directly from Crossway.

2 comments:

Amanda D said...

Hi Courtney, thank you for sharing your passion and journey with your readers. I just ordered Accidental Feminist and cannot wait to read it. I did notice that on Amazon, it says that it is available now and not a pre-order item. It confused me a bit and I am not sure if I should expect the book to arrive when Amazon says it will.

Courtney Reissig said...

Hey Amanda! Thanks for reading and ordering! Sorry I'm slow at responding! I'm waiting on our third son to be born :). Yes, Amazon is shipping it now even though it "officially" releases May 31. Thanks!