Tag Archives: Genesis 2

Avoiding the Subordination of Men in the Creation Account of Women

God said something that sounds odd, at least at first glance. There he is creating all creation and announcing that everything is good, and then he looks at the human he has made and says there’s something about the situation … Continue reading

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The Impotence of Sanctified Testosterone

Teaching by Obfuscation In an article by Jason Allen, the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood decries what they see as a lack of masculinity – “biblical masculinity,” that is – in today’s churches. Many churches are bereft of male leadership, and … Continue reading

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Oppressing Women – a Coalition Built on False Premises

You read some things on line and know something’s off but can’t quite put your finger on it: The first thing I saw was that they equate a right understanding of doctrine with trust in God, and a wrong understanding … Continue reading

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Food Styling and a Mouthful of Marbles

[This first appeared as a guest post I wrote for Rachel Stone’s blog last summer. She writes great stuff about faith and food and social justice, sometimes all at once!] Stylish Food My wife and I like to watch Food … Continue reading

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Every Statement is a Theological Statement

Last year I co-taught a Sunday school class on some basic theology: Christology and Pneumatology, the Incarnation and the Trinity, stuff like that. I started the very first session by pointing out that – whether we realize it or not … Continue reading

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Women? Ha! Who needs ’em?

Back in college I had a particularly painful break-up. It wasn’t painful for her. She told me we were not going out any more and started dating another guy. But I’m not really sure of the chronology. She might have … Continue reading

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