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Ideas Have Consequences: Faith, Gender, and Social Ethics

By: Mimi Haddad | January 30, 2014

The unilateral authority of males is evident in shaping nearly every culture throughout history. Further, when patriarchy is framed as a biblical ideal, it is not only at odds with the teachings of Scripture and the purposes of God’s covenant people, it also becomes a deadly spiritual disease that chokes life all around it.& [...]

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Truth Discovered

By: Domnic Misolo | September 5, 2013

The church is one of the strongest social institutions in Kenya and in many parts of Africa. In the past, this has meant that it has been able to harm women by teaching patriarchy. But today, this means the church has great potential to change people’s attitudes on gender and shape cultural values to [...]

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De la violencia a la ternura

By: José Vinces Rodríguez | September 5, 2013

Seguimos fundamentando a través de una incorrecta, sesgada y hasta “convenida” interpretación bíblica estos patrones discriminadores e inequitativos, que a la postre propician una desvalorización de la mujer, relegándola hasta el plano de “cosificarla”. (Spanish)

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From Violence to Tenderness

By: José Vinces Rodríguez | September 5, 2013

I believe the church fails to oppose injustice when it bases its beliefs on incorrect, distorted, and convenient interpretations of Scripture that allow the devaluation and objectification of women.

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Patriarchy and Worth

By: J. R. Daniel Kirk | July 28, 2013

Patriarchy and Worth

Ideas Have Consequences

By: CBE International | January 1, 2012

This journal is designed to affirm Paul’s vision. The articles challenge us to examine our deeply-held convictions about women, many of which we believe are scriptural but are in fact incongruent with the kingdom of God as described by Jesus.

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How Hierarchy Leads to Abuse

By: Richard Howell | July 31, 2011

Cultures of hierarchy maintain authority by claiming ontological distinction. The power and dominance inherent in hierarchy, which directly conflict with ontological equality, perpetuates abuse. This session will examine the abuse that results from hierarchical human relationships and the biblical response to dominance.