3 results for tag: Ruth A. Tucker

The Girl with the Goat – by Ruth A. Tucker

“Countless verses have been written on the puppy and the kitten.” These are the first lines of a poem written by my eighth-grade Latin teacher who was hands-down the most popular poet at the middle school located high on a hill in the small town of Spooner, Wisconsin. He would often read one of his poems before he put on his stern face and ordered oral exercises in declining nouns and conjugating verbs. Students repeatedly asked him to write a poem for them. He knew better. Do it for one, you’ve got to do it for all. I was very specific in my request, however, begging him to write a poem about Buzzy. Finally, after months of refusal, he ...

God’s Glass Ceiling? Ruth Tucker

Perhaps it is no wonder that the women were first at the cradle and last at the cross. They had never known a man like this man—there never has been such another. A prophet and teacher who never nagged at them, never flattered them, never treated them as either The women, God help us! or The ladies, God bless them!; who rebuked without querulousness and praised without condescension; who took their questions and arguments seriously; who never mapped out their sphere for them, never urged them to be feminine or jeered at them for being female; never had an axe to grind and no uneasy male dignity to defend; who took them as he found them and was ...

Luther at 500 – October CWR available

CLICK HERE to read now Brad Jersak: Luther at 500: Reformation Then & Now – pg. 1  Ruth Tucker: Katie Luther – pg. 5 10 Things You Might Not  Know about Luther – pg. 6 Brad Jersak: Reformation Now: Claims and Calls – pg. 7 Jessica Williams: I Am a Small Boat on a Raging Sea – pg. 8 Marlene Winell: Religious Trauma Syndrome – pg. 9 Laura Urista: Connected to the Vine – pg. 10 Richard Rohr: The Greatest Commandments – pg. 11 Brian Zahnd: God is Love, God is Love – pg. 12 Greg Albrecht: “Should I attend my gay daughter’s wedding?” -pg. 14