Category: Gender

Evangelical Theologizing 2: The Trinity and Gender

One of the highlights of the Evangelical Theological Society meeting for me was seeing two of my intellectual heroes of Middlebrow fame, Dr. Fred Sanders and Dr. John Mark Reynolds, give interesting papers. It is a lofty compliment. Dr. Reynolds...

/ November 21, 2006

Evangelical Theologizing: Russell Moore on Christian Patriarchy

I recently returned from the general convention of the Evangelical Theological Society, and while I did not attend many papers, I had an extraordianrily enjoyable time. Here is an explication of one of the papers I attended. Russell Moore. Why...

/ November 20, 2006

More on the Patriarchy

A few more thoughts on the patriarchy thread: First, this comment by friend of Mere-O Brant is well put: “I know there are some egalitarians who simply cannot believe that any sort of leadership can be exercised without power and...

/ August 28, 2006

Patriarchalism Redux

Last night’s post prompted this (forthcoming) thought. Chesterton’s justly famous quoted seems apropo to the discussion of patriarchalism and egalitarianism, at least if it’s modified a bit. “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting: it has been found difficult...

/ August 25, 2006

Discovering Biblical Equality

Like so many trips into the library, my recent excursion had me leaving with books I did not intend to find. In this case, I stumbled upon Gordon Fee’s Listening to the Spirit in the Text (review below). My real...

/ August 28, 2005

Perhaps the Most Daring Post I’ve Written Yet

Pastor Mark Roberts has been blogging lately about the TNIV. Everything to this point has been laying the groundwork, and yet Roberts remarks that the series has generated “more e-mail than any series [he has] ever written – and [he...

/ February 18, 2005

Feminist Theo

Leithart has posted some interesting thoughts on feminist theology. My classes have been reading through That Hideous Strength, of which a substantial element of the plot is the relationship between the masculine and feminine. My favorite reflection: 3) Speaking of...

/ December 12, 2004