Kathryn Schifferdecker explores the lessons we can learn from Job 42, the epilogue of the book of Job. In particular, what do we make of Job's second set of daughters -- the ones given to him by God after his test is complete?
Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard, and Diane Jacobson.
Article written by Diane Jacobson.
I love the stories of the women in the Old Testament. Many we know well -- Ruth, Naomi, the matriarchs, Hannah, Esther, and more. So, a question: Who would make your list of the top five most interesting women of the Old Testament that most people have never heard of? Here are mine:
- Hagar, mother of Ishmael
You've probably already heard of Hagar. But have you read her stories lately in …
Paul hated women, didn’t he?
Short answer: I don’t know. We aren’t really equipped to read that far into the head of someone who died 2000 years ago.
We could reframe the question: Did Paul write things that have been used by Christians to do great damage to women and that have hampered the work of the church for centuries? Absolutely.
But we must also ask: Did Paul write things that suggest he believed men do not possess superiority over women, as well as things that support …