One word in Genesis 3:16 has caused centuries of controversy. Why? Because this one word affects half the world’s population, the women. What is that word? teshuqa What does it mean? Well, let me introduce you to the evolution of teshuqa from “turning” to “desire,” and now in the unchangeable ESV to “contrary to.” A brief history of… Read More ESV changes Genesis 3:16 – A brief history of this verse’s transformation
Moral outrage in the hands of youth is passionate, loud and often inappropriate. But, for Dinah’s brothers Simeon and Levi, the truth was clear. Dinah must be rescued.
“Nobody is going to treat our sister like a whore and get by with it.”
… Read More A Time to Act or Be Silent?
What if Paul was quoting a slogan when he said women should be silent? Not declaring a command for women, but refuting one?… Read More And I quote… “Women should be silent.”
Question When my friends tell me the Bible is misogynistic, they’re not talking about Genesis or New Testament stuff, but stuff in the Old Testament where God wanted women stoned if they were raped, or have them married to their rapist. Women are unclean and segregated because they’re on their period? This is the sort… Read More Moses’ Misogynic Law?
“Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so unto them.” We have never yet found the man who longed to be ruled by the will of his wife. (Katharine Bushnell, God’s Word to Women, p. 51) The slave owners of the antebellum South got around this verse, and I guess… Read More Women in the Text: The Golden Rule