Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Weaker Vessel

A “Weaker Vessel” and Gender Justice (1 Peter 3:7)

August 12th, 2015

Why did Peter use the phrase “weaker vessel” in 1 Peter 3:7? This article takes into consideration how the word “weak” was used in papyrus legal documents by women seeking justice. Continue reading»

Protecting the Weaker Sex

February 16th, 2012

Instead of “protecting” and patronising capable and gifted Christian women, the church should be encouraging and empowering her women. The church should also be protecting the genuinely vulnerable women – and men – who really need it. Continue reading»

Submission and Respect from Husbands in 1 Peter 3:7-8

September 11th, 2011

Many Christians believe that submission in marriage is the duty only of wives. In 1 Peter 3:7 Peter comes very close to saying that husbands are to be submissive to their wives too. Continue reading»

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