Of Order and Complements

Of Order and Complements

A Complementarianism reading of Scripture decentralizes Yahweh/Jesus in the biblical narrative and insists everything must be read through the lens of a universal gender binary. I would define this as idolatry, anthropotheism at its most sinister. Continue reading Of Order and Complements

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Paul and Patriarchy

Paul and Patriarchy

Far from affirming patriarchy, in 1 Corinthians 11 Paul is condemning the notion of pater familias; forbidding it while creating an equivocation between such belief and being disposed toward disunity. Continue reading Paul and Patriarchy

Who I Am (Sometimes)

Who I Am (Sometimes)

I have come to value dialogue over debate and apologetic. I have come to love and engage the “other”, to stop seeing enemies and reprobates and start seeing neighbors. More than anything, I have been challenged by the words of Paul in 1 Corinthians 2:2, “For I resolved to know nothing among you but Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” Continue reading Who I Am (Sometimes)