Against soft comp: authority and consent

Following on from my previous article, against all forms of gender caste system but specifically in regards to soft complementarianism, I want to address one of the most often used words in the soft comp book: authority. The parallel of Jesus' authority over the church is insufficient argument for husband's authority over wife. Ephesians 5 … Continue reading Against soft comp: authority and consent

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Good enough?

My grandfather says he is egalitarian in the church. That is, he believes and practices gender equality in the church. But in marriage, he says, he is complementarian. In marriage, he has a hang up on one word: respect. Egalitarian: term for gender equality used in Christian theology and church practice Complementarian: term for gender … Continue reading Good enough?