Women are subordinate but not inferior. The weaker sex. Created equal in value while called to a role of lower (or no) authority.
Evangelical Christians call these ideas about women (and men) “complementarianism” or the complementarian view of gender roles. We’ll talk about what this word means in a minute, but first a couple of notes.
I’m an insider, having been immersed in complementarian theology from birth. I know it inside and out.
I’m also an outsider. [Read more...]