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Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Amie Byrd uses the image of yellow wallpaper, an image in a 19th Century novella by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, where yellow wallpaper was trapping a woman and her gifts as a metaphor in her wonderfully titled Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. The culture created and propagated by the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, she argues, is not a helpful model for today's Christians. The only true model is Jesus....

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How I Changed My Mind About Women in Leadership

Alan F. Johnson’s compilation of narratives entitled How I Changed My Mind About Women in Leadership: Compelling Stories from Prominent Evangelicals is a particularly fresh, honest, and persuasive resource in the growing collection of books on gender equality and women in leadership. The recognizable evangelicals in this book speak humbly and clearly about how their theological convictions and understanding of Scripture, with reference to women in leadership, were transformed through personal experience. While maintaining a high view of the authority...

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The Headship of Men and the Abuse of Women: Are They Related In Any Way?

by Kevin Giles  Kevin Giles latest, and he says, his final book is a challenging look at the practical outworking of a strongly complementarian view of gender relations in the church and home. You can order it online or directly from Kevin himslef if you have his contact details. Here is a link to a review from Jesus Creed, part of Christianity Today.    ...

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