“I love Jesus,” Campbell writes, “but if all believers are urged to stay on the straight and narrow, there seems to be an especially narrow road built for women” (Campbell 64).
The reference to Eve in Genesis as a “helper” is one of those tricky Bible verses—confusing and often misunderstood. Sadly, it’s even been used to justify women being treated as doormats.
The Stained-Glass Ceiling
Growing up in church can be different for a girl. It wasn’t the 1950s, but feeling trapped under my local church’s ideology it may as well have been