A Biblical Problem – 3

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The biblical problem is described in our first post on this topic and it would be advisable to read that one first before continuing in the series. The quotes we are using to present Ms. Evans’, (and people like her), views come from he blog post titled The Absurd Legalism of Gender Roles found at the following link: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/absurd-legalism-gender-roles-submission-piper

We continue with her next point:

Not surprisingly, trying to force first century societal norms onto modern-day marriages has proven…complicated…even among those who subscribe to this approach.  I remember countless conversations in the dorm rooms of my conservative Christian college about how to defer to a guy as the “spiritual leader” in a relationship, an ideal that far too often resulted in women deliberately diminishing their own gifts, ideas, and dreams in an effort to better play second fiddle.

Nobody is forcing Ms. Evans or anyone else to follow first century…

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