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What’s the Big Deal About Women Preaching?

“…I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man…”   I Timothy 2:12                                                   It seems that the role women are to play in the church was a hot topic at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention a few weeks ago.  After perusing blog posts, listening to sermons, skimming…

Should Women Study Theology?

“Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” II Timothy 2:15
There are groups of Christians who would consider this to be a silly question.  In fact, some would think the notion of women studying theology to be absolutely ridiculous.  Yes, there are actually people who would tell you that a female doesn’t need to know doctrine in order to clean house, do laundry, and change diapers. …