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Man and Woman in Christian Perspective By Werner Newer

Man and Woman in Christian Perspective
by Werner Newer

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Traditional views on the relevance of gender in society are greatly disputed. Many Christians in particular, who take the authority of the Bible seriously, find it difficult to accept the biblical view of the sexes. Hence, this book is a popular reassessment of Christian texts concerning gender.
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Man and Woman in Christian Perspective by Werner Newer

Traditional views on the relevance of gender in society are greatly disputed and many people are convinced that these views must be completely revised. Many Christians in particular, who take the authority of the Bible seriously, find it difficult to accept the biblical view of the sexes. Hence, the aim of this book is to reassess Christian texts and scriptures concerning gender, especially those that are frequently misunderstood, or subject to misinterpretation.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The relevance of the topic: the challenge of feminism; the church and feminism; the necessity for a Christian response. Part 2 The distinction between the equality and the identity of the sexes. Part 3 Sexual differences and the integrity of the personality: role theory - does it deal adequately with the male/female relationship? Part 4 The differences between male and female - preliminary observations: physiological differences between the sexes; the different outlooks of the sexes; the relative independence of gender differences from the environment; theological consequences. Part 5 Man and woman in the Old Testament: man and woman in Genesis 1-3; the subordination of the woman in Genesis 3-16; man and woman in the rest of the Old Testament. Part 6 Man and woman in the teaching of Jesus: the affirmation of sexuality; the equality of the sexes; the position of women in Judaism at the time of Jesus; the distinction between the sexes. Part 7 Man and woman in Paul's teaching: the affirmation of sexuality; the relationship of marriage and celibacy in 1 Corinthians 7; the equality of the sexes; the distinction between the sexes; man and woman in the church; man and woman in marriage. Part 8 Man and woman in the rest of the New Testament. Part 9 The biblical view of man and woman in Church history. Part 10 The continuing validity of the biblical view of man and woman: its claim to be based on revelation; the impossibility of deriving it from the contemporary world; its basis in the nature of the sexes; its basis in the nature of God. Part 11 the urgency of practising the biblical view of man and woman: why a female priesthood is theologically untenable. Part 12 Summary of main points and conclusions.

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GOR002615008
Man and Woman in Christian Perspective by Werner Newer
Werner Newer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1990-02-15
192
0340517212
9780340517215
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