Category Archives: Bible-Theology

My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part VI)

Are the texts that speak of male headship in the home and in the church commands for every time and place, or are they time-bound concessions to patriarchal culture and to the peculiar scrutiny faced by first-century Christians in a hostile pagan context? Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part V)

No one wants to say, “Thus saieth the Lord,” where the Lord has not spoken. But no one wants to ignore the law of the Lord, either. Continue reading

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Review of “Sit at My Right Hand”

Lester L. Grabbe (Hull) has reviewed my book, “Sit At My Right Hand,” in the latest edition of The Expository Times. Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part IV)

I remember when I was first exposed to the notion of women pastors–probably at the age of seven or eight. Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part III)

My former (and present) life in complementarianism… Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part II)

I’m not the prototypical convert from complementarianism to egalitarianism. Continue reading

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Salvation in the Johannine Writings

This is a paper I wrote for a Johannine Theology course with the late Herb Hirt in the Fall of 2009, entitled, “John’s theology of salvation (past, present and future).” Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part I)

In a series of posts, I will describe some of my journey to egalitarianism. I will not be making a detailed case for that position from Scripture; many scholars have done that much better than I could. Rather, this is more of a personal reflection on how my thinking on an issue has changed. Continue reading

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Article in VT

My article on cultic centralization is now available on the VT website… Continue reading

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The Portrayal of the Nations in the Book of the Twelve

This is a paper I wrote for an independent study with Fred Putnam on the OT Prophets in the Fall of 2009, entitled, “The Roles of the Gentiles in the Book of the Twelve.” Continue reading

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