God, Gender, and Pronouns. A Conversation with Avery Smith

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Announcing LIVE on-line Bible Bash Event! Dec 15th at 8 pm Eastern

We want to close out 2020 with a live, informal and more intimate version of Bible Bash. Please join us for lively bashing, hashing over, and muddling through Bible Bash topics.
You will also have opportunities to get involved in the conversations and maybe even meet some former and upcoming guests!
Tuesday December 15 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.
In addition to the Zoom interactive presentation, we will also stream the event on the Ministries Beyond Welcome Facebook page.

God’s Gender with Avery Smith–Hosea 11:9

By taking on Hosea 11:9 Avery Smith, host of Blessed Are the Binary Breakers podcast, cracks open a rich discussion with Bible Bash co-hosts, Liam Hooper and Peterson Toscano.

Avery writes: “I interpret God’s declaration For I am God and not a man in Hosea 11:9 as, among other things, evidence of Their rejection of being assigned a human gender and the roles implied therein.”

Could God be making a declaration of gender? What is Hosea the prophet trying to do and say to the people? And what about God’s radical swings from tenderness to threats of violence? 

In addition to covering these topics and more, Avery highlights best practices for ministers and places of worship when addressing non-binary people by name and pronoun.

The entire conversation is fresh, insightful, and a lot of fun.

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