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January 17, 2023 By Denny Burk
A Review of Amy Peeler’s Women and the Gender of God Editor’s note: The following essay will appear in the Spring 2023 issue of Eikon. Feminist theologians have long wrestled with the question of God’s gender. In particular, they have chafed against naming God as “Father” and even against Jesus’ incarnation in a male body....
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December 13, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: This essay was originally published by Barnabas Magazine: https://www.sgfcanada.com/barnabas/home#CURRENT_ISSUE. Republished with permission.   June 24, 2022, was a momentous day for which we should give thanks to God—wherever we live. The biblical conviction that every human life has dignity (because all are created in the image of God) lies at the foundation of...
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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Words not only bear distinct meanings, but the way they are employed reflects back on the cultures that coin them. So, forexample, one evidence of the hyper-sexualized culture in which we live is the way the term “sexy” — which used to have...
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November 16, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. I wrote the first draft of the Danvers Statement (1987). Thirty years later, I gave input on the final draft of the Nashville Statement (2017). The former was foundational for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood; the latter expresses the Council’s...
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November 16, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. I did not originate the title of this article. The Eikon editors initially asked if I would be willing to write about how and why my thinking had changed about the Nashville Statement. But in service to greater accuracy, it would be...
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November 16, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Five years ago this Fall, a group of evangelical leaders met in a conference room in Nashville to give a particular response to a particular moment. The sexual revolution had given birth to the LGBT revolution, and even in its nascency it...
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