Merianna Harrelson is pastor of Garden of Grace United Church of Christ in Columbia, South Carolina, editor-in-chief of Harrelson Press Publishing, and an EthicsDaily.com / Baptist Center for Ethics board member.
After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, stories of those who remained silent about their abuse are flooding social media. When will we finally listen? […]Read More
It’s hard to comprehend why a mother would put her child in harm’s way by trying to cross the border. However, those of us who are white women must stop judging and confront our privilege. […]Read More
EthicsDaily.com’s staff and writers confront tough and sensitive issues head on with integrity and fairness, including multiple perspectives and voices. That’s why I support EthicsDaily.com. […]Read More
My 2½-year-old and I went to dinner with a friend recently. On the way home, I turned the wrong way. His perceptive ears heard me say, “Oops! That was the wrong way,” and then I heard his copycat voice from the back seat saying, “Wrong way, Mama. Wrong way.” I laughed to myself knowing this […]Read More
Paige Patterson, former head of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS), is receiving criticism and being challenged on multiple situations. His comments counseling a woman who was being abused by her husband to stay in the marriage in 2004 have resurfaced. It has also been revealed that while president of a previous seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological […]Read More
I have been thinking a lot about the women in 1 Timothy, specifically the ones referenced in 1 Timothy 2:11-14. “Let a woman learn in silence with full submission,” the author writes. “I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she is to keep silent. For Adam was formed first, […]Read More