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Alan Johnson's work on 1 Corinthians is particularly engaging. His reference notes and bibliography provide an entry into further study if desired, all while maintaining an appealing readable style. He deftly bridges the two horizons of the Greco-Roman culture and American culture.

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Craig Keener's 1-2 Corinthians is a wonderfully engaging and easily read commentary on Paul's letters to the Corinthians. It is tightly packed with documented information from ancient sources on the historical/social/cultural setting of Corinth in Paul's time. This information enables the reader to understand more clearly the intentions behind Paul's letters to the Corinthians, underlining how the cultural emphasis on rhetoric in Paul's time shaped his writings.

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The book lives up to its subtitle, A Provocative Guide. . . . Though it has some value, I do not recommend it without reservation, given her methods of interpretation noted above.

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This volume truly represents a landmark in the reclamation of a good word, "complementarity," from its misuse by the equal-but-unequal school of thought. A formidable collage of scholars with complementary gifts of the Spirit have contributed to a book which is sure to become a primary textbook and resource in the Christian circles of church and academia.

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What does it mean to become one in Christ? We will explore God's design for men and women from the original creation to the new creation to discover the mutuality he intends for us as Christ's church.

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In this lecture, Novakovic asks: is marriage a category "beyond justice?" She examines the biblical foundation of marriage in the Old Testament before looking at New Testament verses about equality and justice. Finally, she examines the relationship between affection and justice in modern marriages.

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This lecture demonstrates how the New Testament teachings of newness of life in Christ entails men and women sharing authority and leadership in the church and in the home. 

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Dr. Westfall briefly introduces her book, Paul and Gender and talks about some of the book's unique contributions, where they came from, and how they impact the interpretation of key passages. 

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Paul and the Leadership of Women: Irreconcilable or Inextricable? The Historical Context of Ephesians and Corinthians

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