Welcome to CBE’s Library

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With males representing the primary perpetrators of violence, men must be at the forefront of calling out bad behavior and changing social norms. In this workshop, former UC Irvine violence prevention educator Eugene Hung discusses ways that men can promote healthy masculinity and stop violence in college settings.

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As we pursue the goal of a thriving church where women and men serve on equal footing, it will be crucial for men to advocate for women as allies. Using a fresh research model, this seminar will outline key steps that men can take to become more effective advocates.

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Fatherhood is a sensitive issue for many Finns. How do we brake free from burdens and enjoy fatherhood? 

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Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 7:4 constitute Scripture’s only mention of the common Greek word for “authority” (exousia) in clear reference to husbands and wives in marriage. This radical denouncement of either spouse insisting on personal “authority” over her or his own body in marital intimacy is a stunning reversal of the cultural norm of Paul’s day—as well as throughout the majority of church history. What does his bold statement mean in its biblical context, and what does it say about Christian mutuality in both marriage and singleness today?

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While we should be cautious in our society of affairs, divorce, and casual sex, the time has come to look beyond our societal issues and ask whether that fear and suspicion among brothers and sisters is all we can hope for in the family of Christ. We need diverse perspectives in all aspects of society—even in our interpersonal relationships. 

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Christians who are truly for biblical equality must care about those disaffected men and consider ways to welcome and integrate them into church life without restoring discredited and harmful patterns of masculinity and femininity.

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In this lecture, Dirkey traces the beginnings of patriarchy from the fall through the patriarchal years of the Old Testament. He argues that both Jesus and Paul were against patriarchy before ending by explaining that patriarchy will be abolished in the end times.

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Seeking Justice and Loving Mercy: Gender and Equality in the Bible and our Culture 

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