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    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Confusing “Equality” with “Sameness”: A Complementarian Misconception

    Bob Edwards

    Time after time, I’ve read complementarian literature that seems to misunderstand what is meant by biblical equality for women and men. The heart…

    Biblical Equality

    Do Men Really Need to “Govern” Women?

    Bob Edwards

    “Governing,” according to this document, is exclusively a man’s role. This begs the question, if you are a complementarian man, why do you…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    The Origins of Sexism in the Church

    Bob Edwards

    Is the doctrine of male authority in the church “God-ordained,” or does it have a more human origin? To answer this question, I’d…

    Biblical Equality

    Response to a Complementarian View of Women

    Bob Edwards

    Every few weeks we get a comment protesting that the claims we make about the complementarian view are not what most complementarians believe,…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories

    Confessions of a Former Complementarian

    Bob Edwards

    “The church has not been kind to women.” That is perhaps the most profound understatement I have ever made about any subject in…

    Biblical Equality

    Perception and Gender Roles

    Bob Edwards

    It's probably true that nobody disagrees that men and women are different. It's how these differences are perceived that becomes a potential source…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Masters and Slaves, Husbands and Wives

    Bob Edwards

    Husband and wives or masters and slaves? Today’s theologians do not continue to justify racial slavery on the basis of Canaan’s curse, yet…

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