Women in Ministry Leadership

Women in Ministry Leadership Resources

1) Hermeneutics (how to read and interpret biblical texts)


How secondary sources help us interpret scripture (Xenophon of Ephesus and 1 Timothy 2)

Bible Project series on “How to Read the Bible” an approachable look at how to interpret scripture, video based

https://bibleproject.com/podcast/series/paradigm/ a more indepth survey of how to read and interpret scripture, podcast series

https://bibleproject.com/podcast/the-drama-we-dont-know/ a conversation about the nature of the epistles as letters and the importance of understanding their situational context, podcast episode

2) Complementarian or Egalitarian: Which is a more faithful reading of Scripture?

Overview of Both

Good summary (book) of both views (though somewhat dated)

Shorter article summarizing both views

Women’s Ordination, by Bishop Todd Hunter

Holy Orders Task Force, an in-depth denominational study report by the ACNA.

Complementarian Resources

Women in the Church, Köstenberger & Schreiner, eds., best single book

What Did Paul Mean by ‘I Do Not Permit a Woman to Teach’?, Tim Keller & Don Carson.

Jesus, Justice, & Gender Roles by Kathy Keller

Women, Slaves, and the Gender Debate by Benjamin Reoch

Interview with Thomas Schreiner

Various & Sundry Podcast, Part 1 (Complementarianism Discussion starts @ 17:00)

Various & Sundry Podcast, Part 2 (Discussion starts @ 17:00)

Article by Kevin DeYoung

Egalitarian Resources

Icons of Christ by William Witt, best single book

Interview with Witt

A Biblical, Historical, and Pastoral Defense of Women in Ministry, Tish Harrison Warren and Jonathan Warren (podcast episode). 

NT Wright brief video

Paul and Gender by Cynthia Long Westfall

Interview with Westfall

3) If Complementarian, where should the boundaries be?

Short book by John Dickson on women preaching within a complementarian framework

Podcast interview with John Dickson & Dr. Lina AbuJamra 

Critique of Dickson by Kevin DeYoung

Response to DeYoung by John Dickson

Sermon by Kyle Wells, a case for women preachers by a PCA Pastor. 

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