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Each view is represented by two contributors followed by a brief question-and-answer section. The general editor adds a commentary at the conclusion of both the egalitarian (equal ministry opportunity for both genders) and complimentarian (ministry roles differentiated by gender) views.
Number of Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 8.0 X 5.31 (inches)
Series: Counterpoints: Bible and Theology
Why Not Women? A Fresh Look at Scripture on Women in Missions, Ministry, and LeadershipLoren Cunningham & David Joel HamiltonYwam Publishing / 2000 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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What does the Bible say about womens roles in the church? With pros and cons on either side of a heated, ongoing debate, no definitive conclusions have emerged. This book furnishes you with a clear and thorough presentation of the two primary views on women in ministry so you can better understand each ones strengths, weaknesses, and complexities. Each viewegalitarian (equal ministry opportunity for both genders) and complementarian (ministry roles differentiated by gender)is represented by two contributors. This revised edition of the book brings the exchange of ideas and perspectives into the traditional Counterpoints format. Each author states his or her case and is then critiqued by the other contributors. The fair-minded, interactive Counterpoints forum allows you to compare and contrast the two different positions, and to form your own opinion concerning the practical and often deeply personal issue of women in ministry. The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible and Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.
Stanley N. Gundry is executive vice president and editor-in-chief for the Zondervan Corporation. He has been an influential figure in the Evangelical Theological Society, serving as president of ETS and on its executive committee, and is adjunct professor of Historical Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is the author of seven books and has written many articles appearing in popular and academic periodicals.
James R. Beck is professor of counseling at Denver Seminary and the author of many books, including Jesus and Personality Theory: Exploring the Five Factor Model. The essays are contributed by Thomas R. Schreiner, Linda L. Belleville, Craig S. Keener, and Craig L. Blomberg.
Dr. Linda Belleville is Professor of New Testament at Bethel College and Graduate School in Mishawaka, IN.
Craig L. Blomberg (PhD, Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of numerous books and more than 130 articles in journals or multi-author works. A recurring topic of interest in his writings is the historical reliability of the Scriptures. Craig and his wife Fran have two daughters and reside in Centennial, Colorado.
<P>Craig S. Keener is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary and holds a doctoral degree in New Testament Studies and the Origins of Christianity from Duke University. He is the author of several commentaries on books of the New Testament.</P> <P>Thomas R. Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament and associate dean of Scripture and interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. The author of numerous books, he is the preaching pastor of Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. </P>
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