STUDY THE BIBLE
- Complete the “The Ministry of Women in the Bible” study. DO THIS FIRST!
LEARN FROM OTHERS
Against Women in Ministry
- Read “An Overview of Central Concerns” by Grudem and Piper (30 pages)
- Read “What Does It Mean Not To Teach Or Have Authority Over Men?” by Douglas Moo (17 pages)
- Read “Silent in the Churches” by D. A. Carson (15 pages)
- Read “Gender Passages in the New Testament: Hermeneutical Fallacies Critiqued” by Andreas Kostenberger (30 pages)
- Read “The Valuable Ministries Of Women In The Context Of Male Leadership: A Survey Of Old And New Testament Examples And Teaching” by Tom Schreiner (17 pages)
For Women in Ministry
- Read “Exegetical Fallacies in Interpreting 1 Timothy 2:11–15” by Linda Belleville (9 pages)
- Read “Women in the New Testament: A Middle Eastern Cultural View” by Ken Bailey (11 pages)
- Read “A Tale of Two Cultures” by James Payton (5 pages).
- Read “An Examination of the Seven Pillars on Which the Case for the Permanent Subordination of Women Stands” by Kevin Giles (14 pages)
- Read “Correcting Caricatures: The Biblical Teaching on Women” by Walter Kaiser (7 pages)
- Rank the assigned essays in order of their persuasiveness and email your ranking to Mack – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Write an essay explaining what you believe and why. Its length is unimportant – what matters is its clarity and persuasiveness.
- You will have a debate between the two sides within the CMIT cohort at your next learning party. Teams will be assigned randomly, so come prepared to argue for either side.
PASS IT ON
- While eating a meal with a group of students (at least three), debate the subject of women in ministry.
- After completing all the tasks in this module, talk with your coach about women in ministry.
FURTHER STUDY (not required)
- Read Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis by William J. Webb and Darrell L. Bock