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Out of print in recent years, this newly revised edition of Charles Ryrie's The Role of Women in the Church, featuring a new foreword by Dorothy Kelley Patterson, proves its ongoing relevance in addressing what is still a divisive issue at the forefront of Christendom: What can a woman do in the church of God? 

With clarity and depth, Ryrie recounts the status of women
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by B Academic
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Rebekah Schrepfer
Oct 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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My book shelf is quickly filling with books from the complementarian point of view of women’s roles, and Ryrie’s book is a great addition. He showed the great worth and dignity that Christianity has given women. The first edition was written in 1979, and this second edition was published in 2011. Some parts of the book took a bit of slow reading without distraction, but it was well worth the time!

Ryrie’s book begins with descriptions of the stat
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Paul Warburg
Nov 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This was a great book. The basic conclusion was expected but the arguments were well structured and Dr. Ryrie offered a perspective on divorce that I was not previously aware of.
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Nov 23, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This is a good biblically faithful treatment of a topic that is very controversial. It was a good and quick read. I would recommend it to anyone exploring this issue.
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Charles Caldwell Ryrie (born 1925) is a Christian writer and theologian. He graduated from Haverford College (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., Th.D.) and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Ph.D.). For many years he served as professor of systematic theology and dean of doctoral studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and as president and professor at Philadelphia College of Bible, now ...more