Women in the Church: Part 12

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian

Part 12: Suggested Resources

Here’s a list to get you started. It’s not exhaustive, but these resources have been helpful for me and provide a good introductory overview:

  1. Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy edited by Pierce and Groothius (Intervarsity Press, 2004).
  2. Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s for Men and Women in Christ by Cynthia Long Westfall (Baker Academic, 2016).
  3. Partners in Christ: A Conservative Case for Egalitarianism by John G. Stackhouse (IVP Academic, 2015).
  4. Finally Feminist: A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender by John Stackhouse (Baker, 2005).
  5. As Christ Submits to the Church: A Biblical Understanding of Leadership and Mutual Submission by Alan Padgett (Baker, 2011).
  6. Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis by William J. Webb (IVP Academic, 2001).
  7. Beyond the Curse by Aida B. Spencer (Thomas Nelson, 1985).
  8. Daughters of the Church: Women and Ministry from New Testament Times to the Present by Ruth A. Tucker and Walter Liefeld (Zondervan, 1987).
  9. Christians for Biblical Equality website. Includes a number of free articles, a bookstore, and other resources.
  10. Priscilla Papers: the academic journal published by Christians for Biblical Equality.


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