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Equal to the Task: Men and Women in Partnership

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God has created male and female to live in community as one. Yet in the church we have created systems that segregate and limit us rather than unify and free us. But we can be together the way God intended - not only as husbands and wives in the safety of marriage but also as brothers and sisters in the safety of community. The disciplines of biblical community, partnershi ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 26th 1998 by IVP Books (first published 1998)
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It's 1998, so a bit outdated by now, but the sentiment concerning men and women working together in leadership is the same, even 20 years later... I love all of Ruth Haley Barton's books. I read this one as research for a book I'm currently writing concerning male/female relations in leadership.
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Ruth Haley Barton is a writer, spiritual director, and retreat leader. She is co-founder of The Transforming Center, a community of Christian men and women who shape and care for the souls of leaders. She has served on the staff at several different churches, including Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, IL, where she co-authored a spiritual formation curriculum enti
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