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Vindicating Bathsheba

By: Amanda Pence | November 3, 2022

If we truly want to cultivate a culture in our church where women and men thrive as equals, we must stop blaming victims, including Bathsheba, who honored the Torah much more than David did. We must listen when someone comes forward, believe that they are acting in good faith, and investigate.

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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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Social Action and the Canaanite Woman of Matthew 15

By: Molly Tomashek | November 3, 2022

In Matt 15:21–28 Matthew presents Jesus as the mirror that exposes the need for social action. A socio-rhetorical approach informs the modern reader’s engagement for social change as seen in the text’s dialogue, characterization, Jewish perspective, and contextual significance.

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Audio: A New Humanity

By: Médine Moussounga Keener, Craig Keener | November 2, 2022

How does Paul challenge ethnic and gender division beyond Galatians 3:28? This keynote will explore especially Ephesians’ teaching about the one body of Christ and its explicit implications for ethnic and gender unity (Craig). This keynote will further illustrate with some concrete examples, especially from Africa, of disunity and Christ’s power to transcend such barriers ( [...]

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Video: A New Humanity

By: Médine Moussounga Keener, Craig Keener | November 2, 2022

How does Paul challenge ethnic and gender division beyond Galatians 3:28? This keynote will explore especially Ephesians’ teaching about the one body of Christ and its explicit implications for ethnic and gender unity (Craig). This keynote will further illustrate with some concrete examples, especially from Africa, of disunity and Christ’s power to transcend such barriers ( [...]

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Video: Genesis 1–3, Galatians 3:28, and the Full Complementarity of Men and Women

By: Andrew Bartlett | November 2, 2022

Genesis 3:16 presents male rule as an adverse consequence of humanity’s disobedience (“he will rule over you”). But Jesus came to deal with the disobedience and its consequences. So, to prohibit leadership by women is to oppose Christ’s redeeming work. Galatians 3:28 says that in Christ there is not male and female. But many Bible [...]

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Audio: Genesis 1–3, Galatians 3:28, and the Full Complementarity of Men and Women

By: Andrew Bartlett | November 2, 2022

Genesis 3:16 presents male rule as an adverse consequence of humanity’s disobedience (“he will rule over you”). But Jesus came to deal with the disobedience and its consequences. So, to prohibit leadership by women is to oppose Christ’s redeeming work. Galatians 3:28 says that in Christ there is not male and female. But many Bible [...]

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Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture

By: Mary Stahl | October 27, 2022

Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture is a compilation of theological essays written by contemporary Australian woman scholars. While I didn’t agree with everything I read, their ideas made me think outside my own box and find value in differing approaches and viewpoints to complex subjects.

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Gathered in Prayer, Exploring Galatians 3:28: A Peek into CBE's 2022 International Conference

By: Mimi Haddad | September 14, 2022

CBE’s 2022 International Conference was a joyful, exuberant, in-person reunion of scholars, leaders, and advocates from around the world! We gathered to prayerfully explore the fullness of Galatians 3:28.

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Intersectionality: Words Matter! Freedom through Lectionary and Bible Translation with Rev. Dr. Wilda C. Gafney

By: Angela Ravin-Anderson, Rev. Wil Gafney | August 19, 2022

Angela sits down with Rev. Dr. Wilda Gafney, Bible scholar, episcopal priest and the Right Rev. Sam B. Hulsey Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School.

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