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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Summer 2006

The print + digital magazine of CBE International

Mutuality offers articles from diverse writers who share egalitarian theology and explore its intersection with everyday life.

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The opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of CBE International or its members.

Egalitarian Men

Summer 2006

Volume: 13 | Number: 2

Egalitarian Men

Equality of all people is more than just his personal conviction—it is a pervasive biblical principle. In this issue, we address the issue of recognizing and honoring others as full human beings on several levels.
 

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Start Seeing Human Beings
By: Chelsea DeArmond | June 5, 2006
Who gets to be a human being in our day and age? This may seem like a silly question because the answer is so obvious—everyone! But we don’t have to go back too far in history to see that perfectly rational people have considered others less than fully human on the basis [...]

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How to Produce an Egalitarian Man
By: John G. Stackhouse, Jr. | June 5, 2006
So how did I become an egalitarian? Indeed, how did I become an egalitarian who writes a book encouraging other people to become egalitarians?

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Mishandling Marriage and the Sin of Uzzah
By: Gary Johnson | June 5, 2006
Yes, the family is under attack. And yes, restoration is critical. But the desire of some so-called “pro-family” advocates to turn back the clock 60 years to Father Knows Best and Ozzy and Harriet is not the answer, because it is not biblical.

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Are Men Really Human?
By: Jon Trott | June 5, 2006
I was born into privilege thrice over. I am white; I am male; I am American. And all that privilege provides me with the shortcut, the front row seat, the illusion of my own sufficiency. Yet, I need help, and I need it terribly. 

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Faith & Feminism
By: Hugo Schwyzer | June 5, 2006
Secular feminism and Christian faith view many key issues of morality and identity very differently. But those differences do not preclude the possibility of finding significant areas of common ground.

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From Prejudice to Biblical Principles
By: Bruce Lowe | June 5, 2006
I can’t remember a time when I did not think women were equal to men. My parents’ upbringing must have indoctrinated me before I was old enough to know that some people disagreed with them. 

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Left-Handed Ministry
By: Alex Bearden | June 5, 2006
God uses people who are right-handed and left-handed. God uses men and women. God doesn’t use women as a second choice any more than God doesn’t use left-handers as a second choice.

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Barak
By: Ronald W. Pierce | June 5, 2006
We are not told exactly what Barak did to demonstrate his extraordinary faith. But, thankfully, the account of his work under Deborah, the respected prophet and judge, in Judges 4–5 provides helpful clues to answer this question from the Scripture.

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Our True Identity in Christ
By: Mimi Haddad | June 5, 2006
CBE is dedicated to helping others locate their true identity and potential for ministry in Scripture’s teaching that in Christ there is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female (Gal. 3:28).

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