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The Blue Parakeet: The Story and Women, Part 2

Let’s skip ahead all the way to the central controversial text of the controversy — (1 Tim 2:11-14)  A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. 12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority … Continue reading

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A Lover’s Quarrel: Women and Men

Garrett’s tenth wish for the Churches of Christ is — Let us bring women into the church as equals; let us cease being male-dominated. I’m on record on this one. The Bible does not teach male domination of women. Rather, … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Opinion: What Did Campbell Really Mean?

It’s been customary in the Churches of Christ since the time of Alexander Campbell to draw the fellowship line between faith and opinion. We base this on the famous saying of Campbell’s— In faith, unity In opinion, liberty In all … Continue reading

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Buried Talents: In Search for a New Consensus on the Role of Women

Another book-length essay. I’ve been plugging away on this one for over a decade, based on my class notes from a 17-week class on the subject taught a very long time ago. You can download the entire essay or download … Continue reading

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