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By: Phyllis Alsdurf | April 30, 1987
“The problem of patriarchy in the church is the problem of male as norm,” charged British author Elaine Storkey at a recent meeting of CBE in St. Paul, Minnesota.
There are many great blacks who have influenced our spiritual heritage. We find them both in and out of the Bible. We should like to tell you the story of the priest’s family who took in Moses in his hour of desperation.
By: Nancy M. Tischler | March 25, 1987
In A Voice of Her Own, Nancy M. Tischler shows how some women have overcome obstacles in history to be able to demonstrate the same quality of creativity as men.
By: Kari Torjesen Malcolm | January 31, 1987
As women, many of us have found out how wonderful it is to be loved by our families. But then we venture out beyond the shelter of our home and loved ones and go to the edge of the woods--into the male world--and we discover that we are not taken seriously.
By: Alvera Mickelsen | January 30, 1987
The church in China is different from that anywhere else in the world. But then, China itself is also quite different from other countries. China, more perhaps than in any other place and time since of beginning of USA, is a nation trying to forge its destiny in new ways that are not really copied [...]
By: Linda Raney Wright | January 1, 1987
A Cord of Three Strands, written by a woman on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ, makes a distinct contribution to the current literature on biblical teachings about men and women in the marriage relationship and as co-workers in the service of Christ.
By: Elaine Storkey | February 1, 1986
Elaine Storkey, an evangelical Christian who is also a sociologist, philosopher, wife, and mother, has read widely in the literature of feminism. In this book she puts the complex landscape of the women's movement in perspective.
By: Aída Besançon Spencer | December 1, 1985
With issues such as the ordination of women and the call for "inclusive" language affecting the church today, Aída Spencer has provided a helpful and important study of how the Scriptures really speak to these and other issues related to the role of women in the church. From the biblical account of creation and " [...]
By: Diane Tennis | April 1, 1985
Discusses the Biblical image of God as father, describes the problems facing human fathers, and argues that Jesus should serve as a model for modern men.
By: Catherine Clark Kroeger | March 1, 1979
. . . The twelfth verse (italicized above) contains a rare Greek verb, found only here in the entire Bible. This word, authentein, is ordinarily translated “to bear rule” or “to usurp authority”; yet a study of other Greek literary sources reveals that it did not ordinarily have this meaning until the third or fourth century, well [...]