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Women in Scripture and History: Esther, Mutuality, and the Gospel with Dr. Karen H. Jobes

By: Kimberly Dickson, Amber Burgess, Karen H. Jobes | March 22, 2024

Kim Dickson and Amber Burgess interview Dr. Karen H. Jobes about Esther. As a lifetime teaching professor, Dr. Jobes skillfully explains the academic complexities of Esther in a way that brings her listeners along to understand the significance of Esther’s story in the broader canon.

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Christian Baptism as the Gender-Inclusive Covenant Sign

By: Jennifer Anne Cox | January 31, 2024

The gendered identity marker of the community of faith in the Old Testament (circumcision) was replaced by a gender-neutral one in the New Testament (baptism), opening the doors to a concrete practice of egalitarian theology by way of women in leadership.

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Born into God’s Kingdom: A Sermon on John 3:1–21

By: Juliann Bullock | January 31, 2024

John’s theologically weighty metaphor of rebirth is insightfully feminine, underlining the Christian’s dependence on God.

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Complementarian Theology Pits Husbands and Wives Against Each Other

By: Mary Bell | December 28, 2023

What happens when complementarianism teaches a man to be the final authority and have his children under his control? Husbands and wives are pit against each other as they attempt to do what's best for their kids and their marriage. 

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Audio: Reclaiming the Bible from Hierarchy: Egalitarianism and Biblical Authority

By: Alan Myatt | December 27, 2023

 This session will discuss the Bible as the foundation for the full equality of women; rather, it is the doctrine of female subordination that discredits the authority of Scripture in the life of the church.

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Good News for the Poor in Spirit

By: Susan McLeod-Harrison | December 20, 2023

Jesus’ power to relieve oppression points to Jesus’ authority, a byproduct of power. The crowds often recognize the authority of Jesus’ words (e.g. Luke 4:32)

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Audio: The Plurality of Women in the Bible as a Model for Women Today with Viktorya Zalewski Baracy

By: Viktorya Zalewski Baracy | November 29, 2023

The Bible shows us women in a variety of roles far outside the complementarian box. In Scripture, we find queens, midwives, wise women, prophetesses, and merchants  

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Video: Head Coverings in 1 Corinthians 11:2–16 with Craig S. Keener

By: Craig Keener | November 21, 2023

This workshop will examine Paul's text on head coverings in 1 Corinthians and the way that he addresses the cultural setting of his day.  

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