women and the genesis of christianity

Book Title : Women and the Genesis of Christianity
Author : Ben Witherington
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 1990-06-29
Pages : 273
ISBN : 0521367352
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Women and their roles in the New Testament and early Christianity.

Book Title : Readings in Her Story
Author : Barbara J. MacHaffie
Publisher : Fortress Press
Release Date :
Pages : 238
ISBN : 1451404034
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Journey Back to Eden
Author : Glen G. Scorgie
Publisher : Zondervan
Release Date : 2009-12-15
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780310862727
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Men, women, and equality:Where is the Bible pointing us?Join the journey through the pages of Scripture and across history to see the trajectory of the Spirit. Can it be that he is taking the church back to personal wholeness and relational harmony that have eluded men and women since the Fall in the garden?Based on a high view of Scripture, this fresh look at the biblical landscape• corrects misunderstandings of biblical statements on gender.• demonstrates that some texts applied only to the unique historical situations they addressed.• discerns the overall direction that the Holy Spirit is taking, calling the church to embrace a vision of gender equality, freedom, and mutuality.Written in an accessible style, The Journey Back to Eden offers hope and encouragement to men and women who are perplexed by gender stereotypes. The book includes questions for individual reflection or group discussion.

Book Title : Countering the Claims of Evangelical Feminism
Author : Wayne Grudem
Publisher : Multnomah
Release Date : 2010-05-19
Pages : 284
ISBN : 9780307562159
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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“This is the most thorough, balanced, and biblically accurate treatment of feminism and the Bible I have seen.” —Stu Weber Evangelical feminists boldly assert that male and female roles in the church are interchangeable. Society reflects the argument. But what does the Bible have to say? Wayne Grudem offers more than forty biblical responses to the most crucial questions on this topic, showing God’s equal value in men and women and why their roles in the church are complementary, not interchangeable. This to-the-point handbook is a valuable resource enabling every Christian to grasp the issues, including: • What the Bible says about the roles of men and women in marriage • Women in the church and in church leadership • Theology and the concepts of equality, fairness, and justice • Claims that a complementarian view is harmful “No one will be able to deny the cumulative strength of the case this author makes.” —J. I. Packer “After the Bible, I cannot imagine a more useful book for finding reliable help in understanding God’s will for manhood and womanhood in the church and the home.” —John Piper

Book Title : Eve and Adam
Author : Kristen E. Kvam
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Release Date : 1999
Pages : 515
ISBN : 0253212715
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This anthology surveys more than 2,000 years of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim commentary and debate on the biblical story that continues to raise questions about what it means to be a man or to be a woman.

Book Title : The Message of Women
Author : Derek Tidball
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Release Date : 2013-02-04
Pages : 303
ISBN : 9780830824366
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Derek and Dianne Tidball defuse the polemics surrounding gender in Christian witness with a refreshing firsthand look at the role of women in the Bible. Beginning with a distinction between creation and new creation perspectives, the authors examine women under the old covenant, women under the new covenant and women in the early church.

Book Title : An Introduction to the Study of Paul
Author : David G. Horrell
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date : 2015-02-26
Pages : 240
ISBN : 9780567656261
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This tried and tested introduction to Paul needs little introduction of its own. After considering Paul's importance and influence, and the important sources for the study of Paul, the volume covers the following key topics: the earliest period of Christianity - from Jesus to Paul; Paul's life before and after his 'conversion'; his individual letters; the major elements of his theology; his attitude to Israel and the Jewish law; perspectives on the Pauline assemblies, including their socio-economic location, meeting places, and attitudes towards women; and Paul's legacy in the New Testament and beyond. The volume has been revised throughout and fully updated with respect to bibliography, and to presenting the latest debates surrounding Paul's thought in a manageable format - including those around 'old' and 'new' perspectives, with a new section on the 'radical' new Jewish perspective, and those related to the socio-economic status and character of the Pauline assemblies. The helpful study questions and reading lists have also been revised.

Book Title : Women Preachers and Prophets Through Two Millennia of Christianity
Author : Beverly Mayne Kienzle
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 362
ISBN : 0520209222
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"This book presents dramatic, convincing evidence that the tradition of women's preaching extends back to the beginnings of Christianity. . . . It will be an inspiration to all who suffer from the legacy of constraints on female speech."--Carole Slade, author of St. Teresa of Avila "The essays are individually inspiring and collectively interdisciplinary. . . . A powerful contribution to the history of preaching and public discourse."--Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, author of Jesus: Miriam's Child, Sophia's Prophet

Book Title : From Consensus to Chaos An Historical Analysis of Evangelical Interpretation of 1 Timothy 2 8 15 from 1945 2001
Author : Stephen P. Dray
Publisher : Universal-Publishers
Release Date : 2006-11-22
Pages :
ISBN : 9781581123500
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Evangelical interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:8-15 (certainly at the level of detail) has, in the period from 1945 to 2001, changed from one of received consensus to confused plurality. This thesis provides an explanation of this phenomenon by identifying and analysing the influences within evangelical interpretation that contributed to and shaped it. The first part of the thesis (Section A) is foundational. It establishes the validity of using the term Evangelical as an heuristic concept and provides, by means of a wide-ranging and unique analysis of published discussions of 1 Timothy 2:8-15, the necessary evidence to demonstrate the changes that took place. The major part of the thesis (Sections B and C) provides, for the first time, a detailed investigation of these changes. This is undertaken with a view to establishing: (i) the factors that contributed to establishing the early consensus, (ii) the circumstances which acted as catalysts to review and on-going change, and (iii) the developments which shaped the manner in which discussion subsequently took place and which contributed to the plethora of contemporary interpretations of 1 Timothy 2:8-15. In doing so it adopts a methodology which self-consciously combines both diachronic and synthetic approaches and is thus able (a) to isolate more effectively major trends and their development and (b) to provide a framework for a more rigorous analysis. The resulting study concludes (Section D) that evangelical interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:8-15 for the period from 1945 to 2001 was embedded in and shaped by contemporary social and ecclesiastical changes and by its own internal dynamics as it responded to these developments. In particular, differing responses to emerging theological, linguistic, historical and cultural discussions and to contemporary hermeneutical debates have proved decisive. While two broadly distinguishable (and conflicting) approaches developed, they spawned a plethora of different exegetical options and variant interpretations.

Book Title : Mysteries of the Scriptures Revealed Shattering the Deceptions Within Mainstream Christianity Deciphering and Revealing End Times Prophecies Making a Straight Path for the End Times Saints
Author : George B. Lujack
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release Date : 2017-03
Pages : 728
ISBN : 9780998352503
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Scripture as it has never been presented before The greatest Scripture study guide compilation and deception-defeating, truth-revealing book of all time ever written Bringing the whole Christian denominational church system under question and shaking the foundational teachings of the popular mainstream, but misled Christian mindset 2,000 YEARS OF MAINSTREAM CHRISTIAN DOCTRINES, PRACTICES, AND TRADITIONS DISMANTLED IN ONE BOOK CENTURIES OF DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN LIES EXPOSED RABBINICAL JUDAISM'S ERRORS EXAMINED AND CORRECTED GRACE ONLY - EASY BELIEVISM, NO NEED TO REPENT, REALLY? HAVE YOU ACTUALLY BEEN BORN AGAIN AND ARE YOU ONCE SAVED, ALWAYS SAVED? IS YESHUA (JESUS) GOD? DID HE FULFILL (ABOLISH) THE LAW? ARE THE DIETARY LAWS OF CLEAN AND UNCLEAN CREATURES CEREMONIAL OR PERPETUAL? DO THEY APPLY TODAY? SCIENCE CONFIRMED BY SCRIPTURE, THE AGE OF THE EARTH, THE EXTINCTION OF THE DINOSAURS EXPLAINED, AND EVOLUTION THEORY DEBUNKED