Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Creation

Men and Women in Genesis 1

August 31st, 2013

Genesis 1 tells us about God’s creation of men and women, and their equal status and function. This message of equality is lost in some interpretations tainted by ancient Greek influences. Continue reading»

The Complementarian Concept of “The Created Order”

October 20th, 2012

In support of their views of male authority and female submission, Complementarians place a great deal of importance on the created order related in Genesis 2:4-25. Continue reading»

“A Suitable Helper” (in the Septuagint)

December 28th, 2010

How does the Septuagint translate “a suitable helper for him” in Genesis 2:18 and 2:20? In particular, what is the Greek word translated as “helper” here? Continue reading»

A Suitable Helper (in Hebrew)

March 8th, 2010

In the past, many people have had a narrow and lowly view of the meaning of “helper” (ezer) used for Eve in Genesis 2:18 & 20. How is ezer used elsewhere in the Hebrew Old Testament?

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John’s Prologue – John 1:1-18

August 1st, 2009

John’s prologue to his Gospel is rich in theology. What did John mean by referring to Jesus as the Word (or logos)? Why did he call Jesus the light? Continue reading»

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