The Apostle Paul helps us read the Genesis 2 story to learn masculinity and femininity. One was “made from” the other, the second great asymmetry of gender.
The Bible’s gender asymmetries are hard to miss. But maybe they are cultural necessities. Did God limit Israel’s priesthood to men because of cultural pressure?
Does God wink at the Old Testament guys He liked, like Abraham and David, when they took multiple wives? Is this Exhibit A of the Bible’s patriarchal misogyny?
A long form venue provides a needed forum for exploring gender theologically, just what the church needs to do to know the ‘why’s of Scripture’s commands.
In the English Standard Version (ESV) of 1Corinthians 16, the apostle commands the church to be strong, to stand firm, to “act like a man!” Is that accurate?
John’s vision of Christmas in Ch. 12 of Revelation gives us how history unfolds, through the archetypes of gender.
“Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body,” says the Apostle Paul. What does that mean?
The waterfall of information pouring forth from the mapping of the human genome continues to supply wondrous insight into our selves. One of these watershed discoveries came when the British researcher, Peter Goodfellow, identified the SRY gene as the male on-off switch (Nature 348 (1990): 448–50). When we say that a person’s sex, male or female, is in the …
Ever notice how God delights in turning someone’s weakness into a strength? So God takes a man who cannot speak well, who was “slow of speech and of tongue” (Exodus 4:10), to speak some of the most important words ever spoken. These were captured in something called the Pentateuch. This God appointed the man, Moses, to a position requiring many …
I have a confession to make about myself, and I suppose it is appropriate to disclose it on this website. From the time when I was very young, as young as one can be and have desires like this I guess, I have had certain desires that I was ashamed of. I got the impression early on that these …