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Courage to Unsubscribe from Patriarchal Beliefs

By: Michelle Rayburn | January 25, 2023

Letting go of patriarchal beliefs means intentionally sorting through what is right and true and unsubscribing from all that is not. We model the process for others through humility, willingness to learn, and courage.

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The Egalitarian Relationship of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

By: Robin Gallaher Branch | December 14, 2022

The interaction between King Solomon and the queen of Sheba was a meeting of equals in rank, education, bearing, and statesmanship. She shared her thoughts about him openly, and he did everything he could to meet her requests.

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Imago Dei Women? Let’s Try to Really Understand What Genesis 1–3 Means for Women 

By: Kara Angus | November 24, 2022

What exactly did God declare “good” when he created humans? Did God build leadership and authority into men while ensuring that following and submission were inherent in women’s DNA?

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“The Serpent Has Suffocated in a Woman”: Eve and Mary in the Liturgical Songs of Hildegard of Bingen

By: Emma Yeager | November 16, 2022

Romans 5 explores the link between Eden and the incarnation—through Adam and Jesus. Hildegard of Bingen’s liturgical songs also form parallels between Eden and the incarnation, but she focuses instead on Eve and Mary.

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What You Risk by Reading a Text Without Context

By: Mikaela Bell | November 9, 2022

Can we ever learn too much about the context of a text? Does contextualizing the biblical canon compromise its true message? Context gives us the information to truly understand a text. This is especially true with Paul’s writing.

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The Gospel According to Zeffirelli

By: Neil Rees | November 2, 2022

We often fail to see the cultural complexity of the Bible. We need to seek to understand its world, not just its words. Our own cultural projections of Jesus and his disciples lead us to miss the inclusion of women at the heart of Jesus’s ministry.

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Good Theology Is Not Enough

By: Amanda K. Fowler | October 19, 2022

The fact that egalitarian pastors and leaders abuse women shows us that egalitarian theology alone is not prevention enough. There is a deep root of misogyny in our culture that we need the Holy Spirit to help us destroy.

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The Scrupulous Pursuit of Biblical Womanhood

By: Xiaorui Wang | October 12, 2022

How scrupulosity OCD affected one woman’s pursuit of biblical womanhood—of learning what it means to be a woman and a wife in the kingdom of God.

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Announcing the 2022 CBE Writing Contest Winners!

By: CBE International | October 5, 2022

Get ready to meet the winners of the 2022 CBE Writing Contest! Thanks to everyone who entered. The award-winning articles will be published in the coming months.

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Ancient History? Cultural-Historical Context Helps Us See That Women and Men Are Equal

By: Zenia Duell | August 3, 2022

We can only grasp the full meaning of God’s message for us—including the full equality of women and men—when we also understand the cultural-historical context of the biblical writers.

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