Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Tag: Christian Marriage

Plutarch and Paul on husbands and wives

Plutarch and Paul on Husbands and Wives

While reading Plutarch’s “Advice to the Bride and Groom,” it struck me that some Christians sound like Plutarch (a 1st-century pagan author), rather than like Paul, in what they say about men and women and marriage.

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Becoming a Christian

Submission in Marriage

What does submission mean? What does the Bible say about submission in marriage? Is wifely submission relevant in our modern western societies?

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Honor your father and mother

Leading Together in the Home

Leviticus 19:3 says “Every one of you shall reverence his mother and father …” I decided to search for other verses that also mention “mother” first. Here’s what I found.

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Advice to Newlyweds

The first year or two of marriage can be bewildering, disappointing, and even painful, for some newlyweds. I offer this advice in the hope that it may prevent some conflict and heartache.

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A Suitable Helper (in Hebrew)

Many people have had a narrow and lowly view of the meaning of “helper” (ezer) used for Eve in Genesis 2:18 & 20. How is ezer used elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible?

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