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January 15, 2014 By CBMW Guest
William Loader.  Making Sense of Sex:  Attitudes towards Sexuality in Early Jewish and Christian Literature.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013.  168 pp.  $24.00. By Godwin Sathianathan Has there ever been a society in history where sex isn’t a hot topic? I’m not qualified to give a definitive answer, but my gut tells me “no.” Today, as...
January 6, 2014 By CBMW Guest
Sometimes its not what you say that matters but how you say it. Complementarians are sometimes accused of employing logic that is similar to the type of logic that has been used to justify slavery. Is this the case? Is the exegetical reasoning used to justify slavery similar to the type of reasoning used to...
December 4, 2013 By CBMW Guest
What is feminism? The answer is not as simple as we might hope. Feminism consists of many streams and traditions. In fact, it might be more appropriate to speak of feminisms. How do we sort through the complexities? Margaret Köstenberger’s Jesus and the Feminists: Who Do They Say That He Is? helps readers sort through...
October 15, 2013 By CBMW Guest
Justin Lee.  Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from Gays-vs.-Christians Debate. New York: Jericho Books, 2012. 259 pp. $21.99. By Samuel Emadi Torn is an autobiographical account of Justin Lee’s journey from being “God boy”—a conservative, Southern Baptist who was convinced the Bible condemned homosexual acts—to now believing that “God would bless gay couples” (206). Lee, the...
October 8, 2013 By CBMW Guest
As of October 1, Rachel Held Evans’ book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, has been out for a full year. Already there have been a number of penetrating reviews written by the likes of Kathy Keller and Trillia Newbell. These reviews have a recurring concern—Evans dismissive spirit towards the Bible and her errant interpretation of the same...
July 10, 2009 By CBMW
Dr. Mohler is the President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a council member for CBMW.  This post originally appeared at on May 17, 2006.