Women, Leadership, and the Bible

Women, Leadership, and the Bible

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What do you believe about women's roles in church leadership? Should women lead groups that include men? Should women preach? Should women be ordained? More importantly, why do you believe what you believe? Plenty of books exist telling women what to think; precious few help women think for themselves, particularly about theological issues. Women, Leadership, and the Bible helps women learn to interpret the Bible and discern for themselves answers to their questions about women's roles in the church, along with any other issue they may face in life. In straightforward, plain language, Dr. Natalie Eastman introduces women to a five-step, easy-to-follow process for studying the Bible and interpreting what they study. This book encourages women that they can think for themselves and can analyze significant theological issues, despite any hesitations they may have, any conflict surrounding an issue, or any lack of theological training. By the time readers finish this book, they will have a biblically defendable, theologically reasoned, and thoroughly discerned understanding of what they believe Scripture says about women's roles and how that understanding could play out within the church. No longer will they feel as though they have nothing to contribute when the subject of women's roles--or any other of life's theological questions--arises.A Practical Guide to Biblical Interpretation Natalie R. Wilson Eastman ... way in Eng- lish (or whatever the object language is). examples: Good News Bible, The Message, The Living Bible (1971, this is actually a true paraphrase), and others. A formal ... When it comes to interpreting the Bible, the best thing to do is to choose several and use them side-by-side. ... Free parallel comparisons also exist online.

Title:Women, Leadership, and the Bible
Author:Natalie R. Wilson Eastman
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2014-05-16


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