Monthly Archives: June 2012

Does the Bible Teach Male Headship? Part 1

Many Christians say the Bible teaches that the man is the head of the woman and that the husband is the head of the house, the instrument of God for directing the family, and God’s designated final authority for decision-making … Continue reading

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A Suitable Helper (in the Septuagint)

By Margaret Mowczko This Christmas one of my gifts was a copy of the Septuagint – the (approximately) 200BC Greek translation of the Old Testament.[1]  Thanks Mum!  So far I’ve skimmed through the book of Daniel, and I’ve read Psalm … Continue reading

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The Bible and the Nature of Woman

In Marg’s excellent last post, “A Suitable Helper,”  she examined in detail a common belief that Christians have about women: that they were created to be subordinate assistants to their husbands and to be under male authority.  Many Christians are unaware … Continue reading

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A Suitable Helper

By Margaret Mowczko The LORD God said, “It is not good for the human to be alone.  I will make a helper suitable for him.” . . . but for the human no suitable helper was found. Genesis 2:18 & … Continue reading

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RHE- “Mutuality 2012 Synchroblog” (A RE-BLOG)

To Readers looking for resources on Christian Egalitarian Marriage: Rachel Held Evans has served the body of Christ by collecting a wealth of material from many different authors, our own Kristen Rosser (aka: KR Wordgazer), Marg Mowczko, and Don Johnson … Continue reading

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Does the New Testament Teach that Women Should be Housekeepers?

Here’s Titus 2:3-5 in the NIV (1984) translation: Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine,but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the … Continue reading

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The Marriage Dance

Lead and follow. It’s beautiful. It’s got all that history behind it, it’s THE way the sexes move, on the dance floor, in marriage, in life. Right? Why would I want to be an egalitarian where the woman leads as … Continue reading

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