Feminism and the Doctrine of the Triune God

Can the Triune God be used as a model for how men and women should relate? This article evaluates both the egalitarian and the complementarian positions on gender roles. The author shows that within the Trinity there is functional subordination, which flows from existential subordination. Working from this, men and women can be viewed as equal, and yet as having different roles.

Biblical Womanhood: The Place of the Woman in Creation and Recreation

To understand the position of a woman in the church one must consider the story of creation, fall, and recreation. This is the direction God gives in 1 Timothy 2:11-15. Hence this article shows that in salvation Christ saves also the womanhood of a woman, placing her in a submissive position and not in leadership.

The Role of Women in the Church: The Magna Carta of Humanity

Does Paul contradict himself about the role of women in the church in Galatians 3:28? This article shows that Paul does not contradict himself. In Galatians he is addressing the question of men and women standing before God in the salvation brought by Christ. This does not change the roles he ascribes to men and women in other Scripture passages.

The Role of Women in the Church

What role should women play in the church? Surveying the evidence of the Old Testament and New Testament, this article shows that equality and subordination are not opposing principles. The headship of man was instituted by God before the Fall. As a result, women should fight against the desire for leadership in the church, and joyfully take on their God-given role of submission.

Women, Slaves, and the Gender Debate – The Redemptive-Movement Hermeneutic

This chapter treats the gender debate that continues in the church today. Questions concerning the role of women in the church are not diminishing. On the one hand, complementarians argue that men and women are equal but have distinctive roles. On the other hand, egalitarians argue against making any role distinctions.

Women's Ordination, Homosexuality and Abortion (Part 1)

This article looks at the way the Scripture was viewed the past three hundred years, and what this meant for a few important issues in the church. The next article looks at the Biblical view of role distinction between man and woman, the equality and subordination of man and woman, sexual relationships and the order of creation, and abortion.