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What Happened When My Wife Helped with My Sermon

By: Bill Rudd | March 30, 2023

What happens when a male pastor introduces feedback from his wife into his sermons? Bill Rudd reveals that the whole church benefits when women and men bring their unique gifts, experiences, and insights together.

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Are All Women Called to Have Children?

By: Katie Pezzutto | March 23, 2023

Many couples are impacted by an expectation to have children that appears biblical. A wise reading of Scripture leads us away from the belief that all couples are required to bear and raise children. Christian women can find freedom because they are designed to serve God in their unique context.

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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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An Ethic of Sacredness and Justice: Recovering the Imago Dei of Mothers

By: Mayzie Mayfield | March 5, 2022

The church needs to do better in caring for the mental and physical health of mothers. A thorough understanding of Genesis 1 and 3 will help build a framework from which to act.

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Created in God’s Image: Theological and Social Impact

By: John Wijngaards | October 31, 2021

Genesis teaches that men and women share the divine image equally and are therefore fully equal as human beings.

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The Book of Eden, Genesis 2–3: God Didn't Curse Eve (or Adam) or Limit Woman in Any Way

By: Katie Patchell | March 19, 2021

The Book of Eden: Genesis 2–3 by Bruce C. E. Fleming (based on the work of Joy Fleming, PhD, PsyD), is an excellent addition to the field of biblical gender studies.

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The Book of Eden: God Didn't Curse Eve (or Adam) or Limit Woman in Any Way

By: Bruce C.E. Fleming | March 10, 2021

God did not curse Eve or limit woman in any way. Sadly, modern translations of Genesis 3:16 make it look like God did both.

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Jael’s Story as Initial Fulfillment of Genesis 3:15

By: Julie Walsh | October 31, 2019

This article has shown that the Gen 3:15 Edenic covenant began in the Garden with the woman. It was then initially fulfilled with Deborah and Jael in Judg 4 and 5. Indeed, the Jael story actualizes the Gen 3:15 promise.

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Covenant Partners: An Egalitarian Reading of Genesis 17:15–16

By: Josiah Callaghan | October 31, 2019

Like many other biblical texts, Gen 17:15–16 invades our worldview and reminds us that God sought out covenant partners—both male and female—to bring blessings to all the nations.

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The Gospel According to Eve: A History of Women’s Interpretation

By: Allison Quient | July 31, 2020

The Gospel According to Eve is a valuable resource for any egalitarian to have in their library. I also recommend it as assigned reading as part of a larger treatment or course on the history of interpretation.

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