Global Voices on Biblical Equality

Global Voices on Biblical Equality

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Global Voices on Biblical Equality is a fresh look at the contextualizing of gender equality throughout the world. Biblical equality is a burgeoning, global reform movement led by scholars and leaders not only in North America but also on every continental landmass in the world. What inroads is biblical equality making around the globe? What is its appeal? What still needs reform? How is biblical equality transforming each culture? In this book, female and male writers who are ethnically part of every continent explore the contextual challenges, successes, and adaptations of engaging the biblical text on gender and ministry. The contributors write on Asia and Asian America (India, China, Korean America), Africa (Zimbabwe)and African America Indigenous America and Latin America (Native America, Hispanic America, Brazilian America), and Western Europe and Australia and North America. The editors and authors are Aida Besancon Spencer, William David Spencer, Ranked Adjunct, and Mimi Haddad. Other contributors are Ellen Alexander, Beulah Wood, Cecilia Yau, Matthew D. Kim, Constantine M. Murefu, Darin Vincent Poullard, Sandra Gatlin Whitley, Awilda Gonzalez-Tejera, John Runyon, and Eliana Marques Runyon, Elke Werner, Roland Werner, Kevin Giles, and Roberta Hestenes. Aida Besancon Spencer is Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. She is the author of Beyond the Curse: Women Called to Ministry, Paul's Literary Style, and 2 Corinthians (Daily Bible Commentary). She has coedited The Global God: Multicultural Evangelical Views of God as well as Joy through the Night: Biblical Resources for Suffering People. William David Spencer is Founding Pastor of Encouragement, Pilgrim Church, Beverly, Massachusetts, teaches theology for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston, and is the author or editor of ten books, including Mysterium and Mystery, Chanting Down Babylon, and Dread Jesus. He has also written more than one hundred articles, reviews, stories and poems. Mimi Haddad serves as President of Christians for Biblical Equality (www.cbeinternational.org) and as an adjunct professor of church history at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. She has written numerous articles and contributed to seven books, and she speaks to diverse audiences on gender and faith.
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  • Paperback | 243 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Eugene, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1556350554
  • 9781556350559
  • 1,194,490