complementarianism

An ideology formulated by the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood as a result of the Danvers Statement, which was a response to second-wave feminism. It’s here defined: “Male and female were created by God as equal in dignity, value, essence and human nature, but also distinct in role whereby the male was given the responsibility of loving authority over the female, and the female was to offer willing, glad-hearted and submissive assistance to the man.”

Collectivizing the Gender Debate

It seems collectivizing the gender debate is the route being taken in Christian circles. Collectivism is the ideology that groups matter over against individuals. They assert that communities, or groups, are more basic to society since individuals depend on them....

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Aimee Byrd is Not Promoting Feminism

In case you don’t already know, Aimee Byrd was recently “graciously exited” from the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals shortly after the publication of her latest book, Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Her contributions included articles for...

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You Who? Rachel Jankovic is Wrong on Identity

Overview: You Who? Why You Matter & How to Deal With It, by Rachel Jankovic In, You Who? Why You Matter & How to Deal With It, Rachel Jankovic writes to Christian women about identity. She wants to enlighten you about all the lies you believe. And she wants to...

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The politics of gender roles in the church

I'm once again challenging my own paradigms (I'm officially off the complementarian band wagon, but haven't quite made the egalitarian train), one of which is the paradigm that exists between complimentarians (on the right, or conservative evangelical side of the...

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