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Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts

A Case for Gender Equality in Ministry
$7.99

Taking a stand over the gender-issue divide

Author and New Testament scholar Michael Bird was formerly in favor of distinct gender roles in ministry, a viewpoint commonly called "complementarianism." But inconsistencies in practice and careful biblical study convinced him to rethink his position.

Originally published as a short ebook, Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts offers an engaging, incisive perspective on biblical gender equality and the egalitarian view--a preference for allowing women to hold teaching and leadership positions in ministry.

While Bird is now egalitarian, he nevertheless strikes a respectful tone toward those in his previous camp, seeking to craft a perspective that both values women and upholds biblical differences between the sexes. Humorous and hard-hitting, Bird will challenge readers on both sides of the gender-issue divide.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780310519263
    • Manufacturer: Zondervan
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780310519263
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Michael F. Bird
    • Page Count: 64
    • Weight: 0.15 pounds
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