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The Woman Who Read the Bible For the First Time

Katharine Bushnell created Christian feminism—and the future?

She was the self-taught genius who caused a stir in the 1920s with a self-published book about the Bible. She died in 1946 all but forgotten.

But for an amazing resurrection story, there’s Jesus and Katherine Bushnell. In the decades after her death, she became a legend by arguing an amazing case. Christians said God hated women…

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