Nevertheless, She Persisted

In the Purim story from Jewish tradition, Queen Esther risks her life to save her people. She does this by harnessing her courage and breaking her silence to speak a dangerous truth about her own identity. In this sermon at the outset of Women’s History Month, we’ll  connect Esther’s story to contemporary examples of confronting power abuses, including the burgeoning #Metoo Movement.  How might this “Bad Girl of the Bible,” among others, help us find our voices across all gender identities?


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