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A Critique of Wayne Grudem’s “Grounds for Divorce”

A Critique of Wayne Grudem’s “Grounds for Divorce”

In a recent paper, Wayne Grudem explains why he changed his mind from thinking that only adultery and desertion were permissible reasons for divorce to now accepting that abuse is also a permissible reason. This may be good news for some but I find Grudem’s approach in his paper problematic.

Is Junia well known ‘to’ the apostles?

Is Junia well known ‘to’ the apostles?

Up until 2001, it was commonly understood that Andronicus and Junia were “notable among the apostles” (Rom. 16:7). In 2001, the ESV translated this phrase as “well known to the apostles.” In the same year, Burer and Wallace published a paper where they concluded that “well known to the apostles” is almost certainly a correct translation. So which is it? Is Junia and her partner among the apostles or known to the apostles?

What I’ve learned from 10 years of blogging on mutuality

What I’ve learned from 10 years of blogging on mutuality

I receive questions every day from people who read my blog. Most are about how to understand Bible verses that affect women in some way. But after 10 years of blogging, the most important thing I’ve learned from listening to questions has nothing to do with the meaning of 1 Timothy 2:12, Ephesians 5:22-24 or of any other Bible passage.

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