What Paul Really Said About Women: The Apostle's Liberating Views on Equality in Marriage, Leadership, and Love

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Harper Collins, Jul 12, 2011 - Religion - 144 pages
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A challenge to the traditional understanding of St. Paul's epistles and sexism in today's church.
 

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User Review  - Shaun - Christianbook.com

I highly recommend this book for anyone who, like me, was puzzled and troubled by what Paul seemed to mean in his passages concerning women. Id asked pastors, pastors' wives and other leaders and none ... Read full review

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Few books treat this topic so well. It's highly readable, very enlightening. It puts a whole new perspective on the issue of women in ministry. Anyone who believes a woman's role should be limited ... Read full review

Contents

Where the Idea That Women Are Inferior
1
New Roles for Husbands and Wives
31
Women as Leaders in the Church
49
Educating Women
67
The Question of Dress and Hairstyles
79
Is Celibacy Holy?
92
The Slandered Apostle
110
Notes
120
Suggested Readings
126
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About the author (2011)

Dr. John Temple Bristow is a Disciples of Christ Pastor in Seattle, Washington.

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