God in the Face of Unreasonable Expectations
Throughout the Bible, we see women's stories subsumed into the stories of their sons and husbands. Taking them independently, we can glimpse pictures of the ways power is enforced upon them. As we do, we should see glimpses of the way God subverts and undermines the control societies and family structures place upon the bodies of women in God's care.
Topics: birth control, bodies, David, Expectations, God, Goliath, Hannah, Isaac, Ishmael, power, powerlessness, pregnancy, Sarah, Suffering