Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Category: Equality in Ministry

Mosaic of Paul presenting Praxedes to Christ

Paul on Gender Roles in Ministry and Marriage

A few verses in Paul’s letters are frequently cited by Christians who exclude women from some ministries. Did Paul really restrict women in either ministry or marriage? This is part 3 of a series on gender roles in the Bible.

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Prominent Biblical Scholars on Women in Ministry

Craig Keener, Leon Morris, F.F. Bruce, and many more well-respected biblical scholars can hardly be accused of playing loose with the scriptures, but they all believed that suitably gifted women can be leaders and teachers in the church.

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1 Timothy 2:12

1 Timothy 2:12 in Context: Introduction

This 5-part series takes a close look at 1 Timothy 2:12, at what it does and doesn’t say, as well as providing some cultural context. Part 1 looks at the pitfalls of using 1 Timothy 2:12 as a proof text.

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Who will roll away the stone?

Who will roll away the stone?

Mary Magdalene and some other women knew a large stone had been rolled in front of the entrance to the tomb where Jesus’ body had been laid. They went to the tomb anyway. [300 words]

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Authority in the Church

Many Christians are concerned with who has authority in the church. In particular they are concerned about whether a woman can have authority over a man. Who has authority in the church?

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