Articles about 'Christianity'

Theatre and Dance at the Edinburgh Fringe – part four

Our penultimate post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering Theatre and Dance

Various Authors // 16 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Feminism 400 years ago

Charlotte Rowland applauds The Heresy of Love, a new play about the struggles of 17th century nun and playwright Juana Inés de la Cruz

Charlotte Rowland // 23 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The F-Word goes to EdFringe

The F-Word is back in Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival. In this post, we review shows about vaginas, Christianity, Tourette's syndrome and Greek myths

Various Authors // 13 August 2014

Categories: Theatre

Seven deadly sins

Seven. Deadly. Sins. Three little words that still send a shiver down spines but in today's world what relevance do they have and do we still reference them in any meaningful way? The nature of sin itself is to be argued. As a performance artist and poet, my work can only ever be truthful. I have no censor. What must be spoken is spoken. Whether it be perceived as deadly or as a sin. My truth as a woman. A feminist. An artist. Am I committing a sin every time I write my truth? The wages of sin are death after all. Perhaps the deadlier the sin, the higher the price to pay. But doesn't that make it all the more tempting and what exactly is a 'sin' these days?

Isadora Vibes // 3 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Christian Feminist Network: Reclaiming the F word

This is a guest post by Natalie Collins for the Christian Feminist Network about holding both a faith and a feminist view of the world.

Guest Blogger // 25 February 2014

Categories: Blog

A female Pope

Pope Joan tells a medieval story of rising through the Catholic Church's ranks by presenting as a man. Shoshana Devora struggles to find depth in this play and is confused by the characterisation

Shoshana Devora // 17 September 2013

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

DIY feminism and Hidden Perspectives

Hannah Boast of LaDIYfest Sheffield describes what happened when a DIY feminist group took the risk of going 'official' to work with the University of Sheffield's Biblical Studies department on a new project, Hidden Perspectives

Guest Blogger // 9 May 2013

Categories: Blog

New Christian Feminist Network launches

Hannah Mudge, a member of the Christian Feminist Network collective, introduces the group and its aims

Guest Blogger // 28 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Gay marriage is really very scary

Philippa writes about the Coalition for Marriage, who feel very strongly that allowing gay people to marry would be dreadful. She disagrees.

Philippa Willitts // 20 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Eve seen through another lense?

London Doodler Gabriel has posted this reframing of the story of Eve. Her His short comic strip was the result of a class assignment to “think of a famous person...

Jess McCabe // 12 November 2010

Categories: Blog

Pope Benedict XVI

Philippa talks about the Pope's impending visit to Britain, and whether the £20 million it will cost should be paid for by public money or the Catholic church.

Philippa Willitts // 7 February 2010

Categories: Blog

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