Abuse of Scripture and Its Consequences in Gender Inequality
Manfred T. Brauch
Manfred T. Brauch (Ph.D. McMaster University) is a retired professor of Biblical Theology and past President of Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer Theological Seminary) in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to Abusing Scripture: The Consequences of Misreading the Bible (Intervarsity Press, 2009) he is also the author of Set Free to Be and Hard Sayings of Paul.
This article was originally published in Arise, the weekly newsletter of Christians for Biblical Eqaulity, Part One on Decmber 11, 2009 and Part Two on December 17, 2009.
Dr. Timothy Ashley was Professor of Old Testament Studies at Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, NS. He is now Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of La Crosse, Wisconsin and teaches courses for Central Baptist Theological Seminary at the Milwaukee site.
Published in Atlantic Baptist, April 1987, pp. 39-42.
Rebecca Merrill Groothius is a free lance writer and editor who has published extensively on gender issues. Her latest work is Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy, which she co-edited with Ronald Pierce and Gordon Fee.
The article was published in the Fall 2005 issue of E-Journal. The booklet entitled The Feminist Bogeywoman: Questions and Answers about Evangelical Feminism by Rebecca Merrill Groothius was published in 1995 by Baker Books. For a more in-depth treatment of the issue of feminism, readers may refer to her 1994 book, Women Caught in the Conflict.
Dr. Allison Trites retired after teaching New Testament and Greek as the Payzant Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Acadia Divinity College for 37 years. His latest book is The Gospel of Luke in the Cornerstone Biblical Commentary series published by Tyndale House.
Dr. Maria L. Boccia is professor of Pastoral Counseling and Psychology, as well as the Director of Graduate Programs in Counseling, at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte campus. She has a PhD from the University of Massachusetts and a DMin from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Originally posted on the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary's blog, "Every Thought Captive", on March 16, 2010. This blog is a place for Gordon-Conwell faculty to put forth thoughts on various subjects relevant to the mission of the seminary and the church.
Mimi Haddad is President of Christians for Biblical Equality and an Adjunct Professor at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. She holds a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the University of Durnham, England.
This article was originally published in Arise, the weekly e-newsletter of Christians for Biblical Equality, December 5, 2008.
Harold Mitton was the Principal of Acadia Divinity College from 1975 to 1985. Prior to 1975 he served Baptist Pastorates in Aylesford (NS), Charlottetown (First Baptist), Fredericton (Brusnswick Street) and Calgary (First Baptist).
Alan Padgett is professor of Systemic Theology at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. He is the author of God, Etermity, and the Nature of Time (Wipf & Stok, 2000) and editor of Reason and the Christian Religion (Oxford Univ. Press, 1994). He is a consulting theologian for Priscilla Papers.