Category Archives: egalitarianism

Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible?

Sunday, April 10th, 2016. “Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible and What is its Relevance for Today?”   Sources: Richard Beaton. “Song of Songs 3: History of Interpretation”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. Tremper … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Partners in Christ

John G. Stackhouse Jr. Partners in Christ: A Conservative Case for Egalitarianism. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2015. I have openly and unashamedly argued in favour of an egalitarian understanding of gender on many occassions and in many different forms of … Continue reading

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The Galatian Principle: Or, Do Complementarians Deny Justification by Faith? (A Guest Post)

This post is written by my colleague and friend, Spencer Boersma, Pastor of First Baptist Church Sudbury. Spencer has two degrees from Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, and just submitted his dissertation for a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology … Continue reading

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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 5

One does not simply disagree with scholars of a certain status. In previous responses to RBMW, I was replying to people whose status as biblical experts is fairly restricted to their own circle. But within the circle to which Piper, … Continue reading

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Top Reads of 2015

It’s that time of year again. Time to look back, reflect, and evaluate a year. Each year I try to highlight the books which stood out as the best. This year my reading was greater in quantity than it has … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Man Enough

Nate Pyle. Man Enough: How Jesus Redefines Manhood. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.* Social media can be a very effective and helpful thing. It has its dark side of course, but it has also been at times a real blessing by allowing … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: Joanna

Sunday, November 15th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Joanna (Luke 8:1-3) Sources: Richard Bauckham. Gospel Women: Studies in the Named Women in the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Linda Belleville. “Ἰουνίαν… ἐπίσημοι ἐν τοῖς ἀποστόλοις: A Re-examination of Romans 16.7 in Light of Primary Source Materials”. NTS. … Continue reading

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