Welcome to CBE’s Library

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William Witt argues that not only those in favor of, but also those opposed to, women’s ordination embrace new theological positions in response to cultural changes of the modern era.

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Written by Frances Willard, a leader of the temperance movement, this book is a collection of testimonies provided by men and women preachers including Dr. Van Dyke a Presbyterian and Dr. Townsend a Methodist theologian. 

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The Gutsy Girls series is a collection of children’s picture books highlighting five Christian women from history to present day. 

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When it comes to understanding what Scripture says about men and women, those on both sides of the debate can and do marshal strong evidence from the Bible. In this revised and expanded edition of Finally Feminist, Stackhouse describes the single approach in Scripture that guides us with clear direction on these important matters of relationships in the church and the family. 

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Thoughtful and devout Christian leaders carefully explain how sharing leadership follows God’s intentions and is crucial to implement today.

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This study approaches the issue of women in ministry with a wide-angle lens instead of with a laser focused on particular passages of Scripture, though it is certainly biblically solid. Phelan challenges the presuppositions people often bring to the interpretation of Scripture, from culture to translation to science. 

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In this thought-provoking book, male and female writers tackle important subjects: What does the Bible say about gender? What does it mean to live in a female or male body? How do we create homes and relationships that value men and women equally? How does gender intersect with race or age? How do we raise children in nonsexist ways?

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In response to recent revelations of abuses in many churches, Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer seek a path to move Christians toward where we ought to be as the body of Christ. 

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Lorry Lutz highlights the lives of a dozen contemporary women who have exercised leadership in Christ's kingdom, hoping to encourage more women to take their rightful place alongside men in building Christ's church.

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A respected New Testament scholar examines the entire New Testament, arguing that women were not only valued as disciples but also given leadership roles, which has implications for the contemporary church.

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