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Bobbed Hair, Bossy Wives, and Women Preachers

3.29  ·  Rating Details  ·  17 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Three controversial subjects indeed! Many preachers and teachers avoid such subjects as these because they are so controversial. However, Dr. John R. Rice felt that these topics were dealt with so specifically in the Bible, that we find out what is wrong with some homes, churches and individuals. This little but powerful book is six chapters in length with a definiteness o ...more
Paperback, 91 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by Sword of the Lord Publishers (first published 1941)
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David
Feb 01, 2016 David rated it did not like it
I collect legalistic, fundamentalist Christian literature. Yeah, we all have our hobbies. :-)

My latest acquisition is an old, musty, hardback copy of Baptist evangelist John R. Rice's 1941 book "Bobbed Hair, Bossy Wives, and Women Preachers: Significant Questions for Honest Christian Women Settled by the Word of God". In it, he answers three questions (from P7): "(1) Is it a sin for women to cut their hair? (2) Must a wife be subject to, obedient to her husband, ruled by him? (3) Does God ever c
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Oct 27, 2014 F rated it it was amazing
What I have always liked about this author is his ability to cut through the various opinions of men and concentrate on "what saith the Scripture?" about any given subject. Here are, as the title indicates, subjects bound to arouse the passions of people on both sides of the proverbial fence, and yet Dr. Rice takes to the task with the unerring accuracy of the Word of God. The root of the problem is exposed and each person is challenged to deal with it- after that, the rest is a moot point. As u ...more
Gary
Oct 13, 2009 Gary rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Women & Husbands
A great book that tells practical and biblical reasons why it is wrong for women to preach, cut hair short, and bossy to husbands
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the title says it all
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John R. Rice was a Baptist evangelist and pastor and the founding editor of The Sword of the Lord, an influential fundamentalist newspaper.
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