Gentleness is an easily over-looked Christian characteristic. However, not only does Jesus use it to describe himself and not only does Paul list it as an aspect of the fruit of the Spirit, it is a particularly important aspect of Christian character in an age marked by outrage and cynicism. In this session, we think about what gentleness is and isn’t and how it relates to femininity and masculinity (particularly ‘toxic masculinity’).
Level: Popular Academic.
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