Learning to thrive in the new life Jesus offers us – 2 Corinthians 5:16-17

Cynthia Westfall

“Paul and Gender” by Cynthia Westfall

May 2nd, 2017

Here’s a short review–more a recommendation–of Cynthia Westfall’s superb new book, “Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for Men and Women in Christ”, published by Baker Academic. Continue reading»

Adam was created first, and this means . . .

March 3rd, 2017

Does the Genesis story that Adam was created first mean that men have a greater authority than women? The concept of primogeniture does have a place in the community of Jesus’ followers, but not in the way that some suggest it does. Continue reading»

Gender Roles Rooted in Creation?

February 25th, 2017

Complementarians believe Paul teaches that men have a God-given authority over women. They believe this teaching is grounded in creation and is therefore timeless and universal in application. Cynthia Westfall exposes the faults in this thinking. Continue reading»

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