The Profile

Natalie Collins: women, equality and where the Church has gone wrong

July 5, 2019

Natalie Collins is a Gender Justice Specialist who works with Christian organisations and others to educate them on gender equality and the abuse of women. Collins was in an abusive marriage herself and gave birth to her second child prematurely after her ex-husband attacked her.

In this in-depth interview with Premier Christianity’s Megan Cornwell she explains how Christian purity culture led to her marrying her abuser.

Collins shares her thoughts on the barriers to gender equality in churches and describes how it’s possible to be a Christian and a feminist when it comes to complex ethical issues such as abortion.

Collins’ new book Out of Control: Couples, Conflict and the Capacity for Change (SPCK) is out now.

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