Beth Moore’s departure isn’t enough to save Southern Baptist women.

The Southern Baptist Church has long nourished an environment of strict surveillance dressed as accountability for its women, and basic impunity for its white male leadership.

Though I have read more than a handful of her bible studies, a decade down the road Beth Moore is distilled in my mind as “the bible study and Daniel fast woman.” The Daniel diet is one of hundreds of Christian takes on spiritual fasting wherein you eat only plant-based meals and skip meats and sweets and carbs. In a religion absolutely satiated with weird dieting ideals…