Category Archives: gender

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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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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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 4: Q & A with Piper & Grudem

John Piper and Wayne Grudem. “An Overview of Central Concerns: Questions and Answers”. Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. John Piper and Wayne Grudem (eds). Wheaton: Crossway. 56-85. The fact that this chapter exists should alert us to something very, very important in … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: Mary & Martha

Sunday, October 11th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Mary & Martha (Luke 10:38-42)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Craig S. Keener, Paul, Women & Wives: Marriage and Women’s … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: Simon the Pharisee and the Sinful Woman

Sunday, September 20, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Simon the Pharisee and the Sinful Woman (Luke 7:39-50)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. NT Wright. Jesus and the Victory … Continue reading

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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 3: Genesis

obfuscate [ob-fuh-skeyt, ob-fuhs-keyt] verb (used with object), obfuscated, obfuscating. 1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy. 2. to make obscure or unclear: to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information. 3. to darken. To this, I would add: 4. Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. “Male-Female … Continue reading

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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 2: John Piper’s Vision

Before this, please read the housekeeping stuff first. *** Not all articulations of complementarianism are the same. Labels are always difficult, and within this umbrella of views called complementarianism there are varying nuances and differing terminology, and important distinctions. Definitions … Continue reading

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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: Pt. 1 Housekeeping

I have (and always have had) egalitarian views of gender. I had very little exposure to Church as a child, and when I came into the Church, it was in the context of an egalitarian congregation. The pastor was even … Continue reading

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It Is for Freedom

Sunday, June 7th, 2015. No Other Gospel, Pt. 8: It Is for Freedom F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Gordon Fee. “Cultural Context … Continue reading

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