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April 5, 2021 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following review will appear in the Spring 2021 edition of Eikon. Kristin Kobes Du Mez. Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation. New York: Liveright, 2020. “When Rachel Held Evans and Jen Hatmaker ran afoul of conservative orthodoxies related to sexuality and gender. . .”...
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May 4, 2020 By CBMW
Editor’s Note: The following review article appears in the Spring 2020 issue of Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology. John Piper and Wayne Grudem edited Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood in 1991, and now Aimee Byrd has written Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood  some thirty years later.[1] Byrd, an influential author, speaker, blogger, and...
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November 20, 2019 By CBMW
A widely-held paradigm in Western intellectual history is that religious freedom originated with enlightened intellectuals during the seventeenth century. By this telling, philosophers fatigued by Europe’s never-ending wars of religion introduced new concepts about toleration and religious freedom which helped usher in the modern age. It was only as institutional religion weakened and religious beliefs...
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November 20, 2019 By CBMW
Introduction (A)Typical Woman, by Abigail Dodds, is written to Christian women who may be struggling with what it means to be a woman in today’s world and/or may be confused and enticed by the messages and expectations for women from voices outside the church. Does it level the playing field to think of ourselves as...
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November 20, 2019 By CBMW
One of the lessons young writers are taught is that one of the keys to good writing is to repeatedly emphasize your thesis. This is typically taught in some variation of “tell them what you’re going to tell them, tell them, then tell them what you told them.” The idea is that through repetition, reminder,...
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October 17, 2019 By CBMW
Rachel Green Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission: Women and Men in Marriage, Church, and Society (P&R Publishing, 2019) represents a growing new voice in what might be called post-complementarian literature. In it, Miller affirms the biblical teaching of male-only ordination in the church and the husband’s leadership in the family, but she seeks to correct...
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