The UK's leading Christian feminist takes a closer look at twenty-five stories of women in the Bible, at how they responded to the crises they faced, and how they can act as models for today
Elaine Storkey is a philosopher, sociologist and theologian, having held posts at the Open University, King's College, London, and the University of Oxford. In 1997 she became President of Tearfund, and has since been involved in monitoring aid, relief and advocacy work in countries of the Global South. In 2010 she and her husband Alan became founder members of Restored, an organisation committed to advocating against violence to women. Her writings include The Search for Intimacy (Hodder/Eerdmans, 1994) and The Origins of Difference (Baker, 2002). Her last book, Scars Across Humanity: Understanding and overcoming violence against women (SPCK, 2015/IVP USA, 2018), won the Christianity Today 2019 Book of the Year Award, Politics and Public Life.