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Difficult Passages in the New Testament and How to Understand Them

By: Cynthia Long Westfall | October 5, 2023

Certain difficult New Testament passages have been consistently used to prevent the full partnership of women in the home, church, and world. How do we understand these passages in a way that rightly explains the Word of Truth (2 Tim 2:15)? My goal as a New Testament scholar has been to find coherence in my interpretation of [...]

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New Voices: “Women will be saved through childbearing”? 1 Timothy 2 and Artemis with Dr. Sandra Glahn

By: Erin Moniz, Blake Dean, Sandra Glahn | September 22, 2023

Are women saved through childbearing? Blake and Erin tackle one of the stickiest passages concerning women in the New Testament with scholar, Sandra Glahn. In her forthcoming book: Nobody’s Mother, Glahn tackles this passage from 1 Timothy and the context that informs it. You can find the book in CBE’s Bookstore. 

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Women and Words: “Male Pronouns Don’t Exist in 1 Timothy 3:1–7” with Dr. Philip B. Payne

By: Mimi Haddad, Philip B. Payne | August 4, 2023

Mimi and Phil explore the important decisions of the New Testament translation team on difficult texts such as 1 Timothy 2:11–15, 3:1–12; Ephesians 5:21–33; 1 Corinthians 11:2–16; 1 Peter 2:18, and more!

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Women and Words: “I Tried To Prove Egalitarians Wrong” with Dr. Philip B. Payne

By: Mimi Haddad, Philip B. Payne | June 12, 2023

Dr. Mimi Haddad interviews Dr. Philip B. Payne on the meaning of “head” in Greek and the benefit of mutual submission.

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Book Review: The Bible vs. Biblical Womanhood: How God's Word Consistently Affirms Gender Equality

By: Kate Netzler Burch | April 6, 2023

The Bible vs. Biblical Womanhood is a thorough, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to prominent Bible passages that are often used to limit women. Philip B. Payne builds upon and summarizes a lifetime of research to show God’s word consistently affirms the equality of women and men.

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Book Review: Tell Her Story: How Women Led, Taught, and Ministered in the Early Church

By: Brianna Cortez | March 14, 2023

Whereas most books on women in ministry primarily focus on contested Bible verses, Nijay K. Gupta’s "Tell Her Story" takes a different approach. Gupta studies women throughout the Old and New Testament first, as if to say, these are the stories we need to shape our view of women—the ones that depict what [...]

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Tell Her Story: How Women Led, Taught, and Ministered in the Early Church

By: Nijay K. Gupta | March 14, 2023

For centuries, discussions of early Christianity have focused on male leaders in the church. But there is ample evidence right in the New Testament that women were actively involved in ministry, at the frontier of the gospel mission, and as respected leaders.

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Paul’s Concern for Ephesus: A Survey of 1 Timothy 2:8–15

By: Eliza Stiles | November 3, 2022

Paul’s concern about the situation in Ephesus is not that women or men are causing problems, but that the church’s witness in the Ephesian community is at risk. In 1 Timothy 2:8–15 Paul urges Timothy to counter false teaching with prayer, humility, education, and by confronting abusive authority.

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Verbal Inspiration Calls for Women Pastors

By: Bill Rudd | September 21, 2022

For Christians who believe in verbal inspiration, words matter when interpreting the Bible. To seriously study 1 Timothy 2, we must not ignore the precise words Paul used to talk about women.

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