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Can the Sermon on the Mount Teach Us Anything About Women's Biblical Equality?

By: Michael Huffman | December 19, 2022

Juxtaposing related laws in the Torah with Jesus’s third, fourth, and fifth “You have heard” sayings from the Sermon on the Mount reveals important implications for women.

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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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The Motherly Compassion of God

By: Erica McNair | July 13, 2022

Is God strong, vigilant, and manly? Or compassionate, merciful, and motherly? What if it’s both? Let’s explore more deeply the implications of the compassion of God for how we understand femininity and motherhood.

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Seven Needed Revisions within Complementarianism

By: John McKinley | April 30, 2022

John McKinley gives an honest and insightful critique of complementarianism, calling for a “Gender Humility” approach.

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Context and Words Matter: Reexamining 1 Corinthians 14

By: Bill Rudd | September 29, 2021

By paying attention to the context and specific word usage of 1 Corinthians 14, it becomes clear that Paul was not asking anyone—tongues-speakers, prophets, or women—to be quiet permanently.

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Are Christians Called to Mature Manhood? The ESV of Ephesians 4:13 Misses the Point—Even for Complementarians

By: Jeff Miller | September 5, 2021

The ESV translation of Ephesians 4:13 only creates confusion in a complementarian setting. It causes some women to question whether they can become mature Christians to the extent that men can. And that’s not okay.

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Correcting Caricatures: Women and Bible Translation

By: Mimi Haddad | September 5, 2021

We stand united in Christ to proclaim women’s dignity and purpose through accurate Bible translations, remembering that dehumanizing ideas about people lead to dehumanizing actions.

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Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine

By: Wayne Grudem | January 1, 1994

The Christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology, that is, of studying biblical teaching on centrally important doctrines such as the Word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. Wayne Grudem’s bestselling Systematic Theology has several distinctive features: A strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine Clear writing, with technical terms kept to a [...]

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Kephale is a Body Part: Unified Interdependence in Relationship in Ephesians 5

By: Christy Hemphill | April 30, 2021

The primary task when considering Paul's assertion, “the husband is the head of the wife,” should be discovering the meaning of this head-and-body metaphor, not arguing for an extended metaphorical sense of half of the metaphor—the single word, "head."

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Unveiling Old Testament Women with Accurate Translation

By: Elizabeth Ann R. Willett | October 31, 2019

Cleansing the Bible of counter-cultural female roles not only masculinizes history, it also deprives women of a broader picture of how God has and might use women and their gifts in church, home, and society.

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