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Listen to the sisters

With the recent controversy about the use of USD200,000 in church funds to get a book of Mark Driscoll’s onto the New York Times Bestseller list, Carl Trueman has written a piece about how leadership works in American Evangelicalism. He raises a question at the end of the piece regarding “the […]

On the ‘new’ wave of complementarians

Last month, Wendy Alsup blogged about a new wave of complementarians and so ensued a great deal of discussion on the internet. (Catch up here.) People asked, who are the ‘old’ complementarians?; is it divisive to call this wave ‘new’, as if you’re setting yourself against others (maybe Mark Driscoll?); […]

An intriguing reading of Gen 3:16

I recently reviewed The Gospel-Centered Woman. Much of its content was developed on Wendy Alsup’s blog Practical Theology of Women. In this post I want to zoom in on one discussion I’ve been following pretty closely. It’s about Genesis 3:16 ‘Your desire will be for your husband and he will […]

The Gospel-Centered Woman

The Gospel-Centered Woman is Wendy Alsup’s third book (first, second) and a return to practical theology. How does theology get behind the polite smiles and Conservative Christian Values to hurt, brokenness and depravity? Wendy’s contention is that it is the gospel alone that equips us to bridge this gap. The […]