Welcome to CBE’s Library

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Julia Kavanaugh, an Irish Roman Catholic, was a Victorian novelist and biographer. Her book "Women of Christianity" offers the earliest survey of women’s lives in the Christian tradition. This text refutes the frequent charge of trendiness of egalitarianism, as it was written 150 years ago. It confronts male-dominated history (“great events, dazzling actions”) as pagan and transcends the “wearisome similarity” often depicted in saints’ lives. Finally, her book invites connections with contemporary feminist texts.

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This workshop examines the impact of church responses to victims of family violence and explores the role Christians can serve in breaking patterns of silence and biblical misinterpretations that contribute to continuing abuse and vulnerability.

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

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This recording surveys the exegetical, theological, and practical foundations for mutuality between men and women in Scripture. It also surveys and responds to the primary objections to biblical mutuality.

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When rightly understood, Gen. 2:24-25 and Eph. 5: 21-33 provide an almost formula-like description for a pleasurable, loving, faithful marriage of oneness built on equality and mutuality. Modern science teaches what the writers of Genesis and Ephesians could not have known.

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Learn to develop all who God has made you to be—your natural abilities, your acquired skills, and your spiritual gifts. This workshop explores how these are all meant to work together and prepare you for ministry in the Body of Christ.

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Ellipses of Christian Egalitarian Marriage through the Vehicle of the Arts

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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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