Gender Studies in Review | A Review of Ellen K. Feder. Making Sense of Intersex: Changing Ethical Perspectives in Biomedicine. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. $28.00.
Matthew Arbo | Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, Oklahoma Suppose a male competitor in the upcoming summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro perceived himself as female and wished to qualify for the women’s decathlon rather than the men’s. Virtually everything about this individual’s physical appearance is masculine, save the complicating...Read
Gender Studies in Review | A Review of Ronald Cole-Turner. Transhumanism and Transcendence: Christian Hope in an Age of Technological Enhancement. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011. 219 pp. $32.95.
Alex Carr | Doctoral Student Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas, Texas WHAT IS AT STAKE? What if a friend tells you that it is ethical to enhance your body beyond normal human capacity using technology? What if someone wanting to join your church believes technology is part of God’s plan to save the world? What if...Read
**Subscribe here to receive your print copy of JBMW. Table of Contents Editorial Jason G. Duesing, “Light and Fellowship in the Darkness,” pp. 1-3 PDF | Web Essays & Perspectives R. Albert Mohler, “Biblical Theology and the Sexual Crisis,” pp. 4-7 PDF | Web Evan Lenow, “The Not-So-Unified Narrative of the LGBT Movement,” pp. 8-13...Read
Gender Studies in Review | A Review of Jen Wilkin. Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds. Wheaton, IL: Crossway. 2014. 180pp. $12.99.
Megan Hill | Pastor’s wife, freelance writer, and blogger Clinton, Mississippi Studying the Bible is hard work. But Jen Wilkin is adamant that women are up for the task. In fact, in her excellent new book Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds, she challenges women living...Read
Garrett Kell | Pastor Delray Baptist Church Arlington, Virginia On December 28, 2014 a 17-year old high school student apparently committed suicide after a difficult journey with confusion over gender identity.1 In his suicide note, Josh Alcorn said that since he was 4 years old he felt like “a girl trapped inside a boy’s body.”...Read
Derek J. Brown | Pastoral Assistant Grace Bible Fellowship Sunnyvale, California As we sat down to lunch, it became apparent that this brother whom I had recently met was depressed, full of anxiety, and generally discouraged about his circumstances. He didn’t have a plan for life after college, nor did he have a job. He was...Read