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God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey

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Equipping a New Generation to Live Out God's Design

This thorough study of the Bible's teaching on men and women aims to help a new generation of Christians live for Christ in today's world. Moving beyond other treatments that primarily focus on select passages, this winsome volume traces Scripture's overarching pattern related to male-female relationships in both the Old a
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Paperback, 380 pages
Published August 31st 2014 by Crossway Books
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Dec 03, 2014 E rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book felt more like a textbook than anything else, complete with graphics and pull-out quotes. It is indeed a "survey," hitting all the relevant Biblical passages without going too in-depth on any of them. Their strength lies in their honesty with the Biblical text. They are not trying to be "complementarian," "egalitarian," "feminist," etc. Of course, we all have our presuppositions, but they do a good job of letting the text speak for itself. The book would probably work well as the basis ...more
Corey
Jul 05, 2015 Corey rated it really liked it
Solid biblical investigation on manhood and womanhood in the Bible written by a married couple who are both Biblical scholars and Complementarians. Kinda boring at points, but a worthy study. This is a biblical theology of manhood and womanhood. Which means it traces this topic all the way through Scripture in order to see what the Bible actually says. As a result, there are huge chunks of information which do not seem directly related to the major debate about gender roles, but nevertheless ...more
Anastasia Tuckness
I picked this book up at last year's Women's Conference. The authors actually used to live in the same duplex my family did, so that's cool.

I appreciate their dedication to showing the theological basis for complementarianism--they are super thorough and the book is very well laid out, with footnotes, references, indices, etc.

In the end, I fall a little to the left of where they fall, and I didn't feel compelled to read the whole book, but it is pretty good on the whole.
Nicki
Dec 22, 2015 Nicki rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent theological survey of biblical complementarianism and God's design for man and woman in marriage.
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