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Does Christianity Teach Male Headship?: The Equal-Regard Marriage and Its…

by David Blankenhorn (Editor), Don Browning (Editor), Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Editor)

Other authors: David Blankenhorn (Introduction), Don Browning (Contributor), Lisa Sowle Cahill (Contributor), Allan C. Carlson (Contributor), Daniel Mark Cere (Contributor)7 more, Maggie Gallagher (Contributor), W. Robert Godfrey (Contributor), John W. Miller (Contributor), Bonnie Miller-McLemore (Contributor), Carolyn Osiek (Contributor), Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Contributor), John Witte, Jr. (Contributor)

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Blankenhorn, DavidEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Browning, DonEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Van Leeuwen, Mary StewartEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Blankenhorn, DavidIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Browning, DonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cahill, Lisa SowleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carlson, Allan C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cere, Daniel MarkContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gallagher, MaggieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Godfrey, W. RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, John W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller-McLemore, BonnieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Osiek, CarolynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Van Leeuwen, Mary StewartContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Witte, John, Jr.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802821715, Paperback)

This is not just another book on the perennial issue of male headship. In contrast to those many who regard Christianity as the great source of male domination, this book argues that authentic Christianity does not teach that husbands have spiritual superiority over their wives, and its authors listen to and engage voices that still claim that it does. / Written by distinguished Protestant and Roman Catholic scholars, the book first demonstrates how deep strands of the Christian tradition have always taught an ethic of gender mutuality, sowing the seeds for what is today called the "equal-regard marriage." Though patriarchy was pervasive in the ancient world surrounding early Christianity and sometimes influenced the church, new research shows that the earliest layers of Christianity both resisted and worked to transform it. Not every author in the book agrees with this point of view; dissenters have their say too. As a whole, Does Christianity Teach Male Headship? constitutes a robust debate that, finally, invites readers to decide.

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