The nature of poetry

Audre Lorde says that poetry is not a luxury. To flourish as human beings, women, others, we need what poetry can offer. And what exactly is that? Poetry offers grace and revelation. It cups secret fragments of truth and moonlight. Poetry unveils textures of flesh. Poetry reignites the smouldering passion of love amid ashes of […]

Memory, Recognition, Solidary

Rebecca Chopp in her book The Power to Speak says that women “must develop new discourses for their lives, writing and speaking their stories … through adventure, laughter, openness, freedom, creativity, and friendship.”[1]  Boldly she proclaims that feminist theologies are now in the process of remodelling the entire foundation of Christianity, rather than simply questioning […]