In The Message of Women Derek and Diane Tidball attempt to defuse the ongoing polemics surrounding gender in Christian witness with a refreshing firsthand and wide-ranging look at the place of women in the Bible.
The authors begin with foundations about women in creation and in the new creation and then examine women under the old covenant, women with Jesus and in the kingdom of God, and women in the community of the early church.
Explores a key biblical theme and critical cultural question
Provides scholarly exposition of a range of Old and New Testament texts
Provides a sensitive reading mindful of different gender views among Christians
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 Vendor: IVP Academic Publication Date: 2013 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
Derek and Dianne Tidball defuse the polemics surrounding gender in Christian witness with a refreshing firsthand look at the role of women in the Bible. Beginning with a distinction between creation and new creation perspectives, the authors examine women under the old covenant, women under the new covenant and women in the early church.