Beyond Sex Roles: What the Bible Says about a Woman's Place in Church and Family

Beyond Sex Roles: What the Bible Says about a Woman's Place in Church and Family

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by Gilbert Bilezikian
     
 

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This first-rate biblical and theological study offers an accessible examination of the key texts of Scripture pertinent to understanding female roles, affirming full equality of the sexes in family and church. The third edition has been revised throughout. Gilbert Bilezikian avoids using scholarly jargon and complex argumentation in the main text of the book to

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This first-rate biblical and theological study offers an accessible examination of the key texts of Scripture pertinent to understanding female roles, affirming full equality of the sexes in family and church. The third edition has been revised throughout. Gilbert Bilezikian avoids using scholarly jargon and complex argumentation in the main text of the book to encourage readers to interact with the biblical research. The aim is for nonspecialized readers to be able to follow his discussion step-by-step, evaluate arguments, consider alternative views, and arrive at independent conclusions. The study guide format of the book is designed for either individual investigation or group work. Pastors, church leaders, students, and those interested in issues relating to gender and church life will value this classic work on the egalitarian viewpoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801031533
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
989,445
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Meet the Author

Gilbert Bilezikian (ThD, Boston University) is professor of biblical studies emeritus at Wheaton College. He is a charter member and elder at Willow Creek Community Church and the author of a number of books, including Community 101.

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