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Man and woman in Biblical perspective

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This edition was published in by Zondervan Publishing House in Grand Rapids, MI.

Written in English

288 pages

In this comprehensive and scholarly book, Dr. James Hurley guides us carefully through the biblical material relating to the roles of men and women, helping us to understand difficult passages of Scripture. He looks at the woman's position in Old and New Testament times, and at the revolutionary attitudes which Jesus brought. He brings together material from the life and teaching of the apostolic church to give a detailed picture of the position of men and women in Christian homes, in worship and in church office. And he does not hesitate to draw conclusions for the life of the Christian community today. - Back cover.

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Man and Woman in Biblical Perspective
July 2002, Wipf & Stock Publishers
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Man and woman in Biblical perspective
1981, Zondervan Publishing House
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Man and woman in Biblical perspective
1981, Academie Books
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Man and woman in biblical perspective: a study in role relationships and authority
1981, Inter-Varsity
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Man and Woman in Biblical Perspective

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In this comprehensive and scholarly book, Dr. James Hurley guides us carefully through the biblical material relating to the roles of men and women, helping us to understand difficult passages of Scripture. He looks at the woman's position in Old and New Testament times, and at the revolutionary attitudes which Jesus brought. He brings together material from the life and teaching of the apostolic church to give a detailed picture of the position of men and women in Christian homes, in worship and in church office. And he does not hesitate to draw conclusions for the life of the Christian community today. - Back cover.

Man and woman in Biblical perspective

1st. ed.

This edition was published in by Zondervan Publishing House in Grand Rapids, MI.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Women in Old Testament times.
Nuclear family versus tribe
Babylonian culture : c. 1775 BC
Assyrian culture : 1450-1250 BC
2. Women in Israelite culture.
Mankind
Family structures and marriage laws
Women in social life
Women in religious life
Conclusions
3. Women in New Testament times.
Judaism
The Graeco-Roman world
Conclusions
4. Women in the ministry and teaching of Jesus.
The kingdom has come, and will come
Women in the personal ministry of Jesus
Women in the teaching of Jesus
Conclusions
Addendum : The role of Mary, the mother of Jesus
5. Women in the life of the apostolic church.
Women as people
Women in the life of the communities
Women in the organized ministries of the church
Conclusions
6. Basic attitudes toward women and marriage in the apostolic teaching.
No male and female
Apostolic attitudes toward marriage
Paul and marriage : 1 Corinthians 7
Relationships between husband and wife
7. Women and men in worship.
Head coverings and authority : 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
The silence of women in the assembly : 1 Corinthians 14:33b-35
8. Women and men in church office.
The announced purpose of 1 Timothy
Teaching and the exercise of authority : 1 Timothy 2:8-15
C. Elders, deacons, and women : 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Conclusions
9. Conclusions.
Summary
Applying what we have learned
An exercise
Final remarks
Appendix : Veiling practices in Judaism and Graeco-Roman culture of the first century.
The seclusion of women : a test case
Graeco-Roman veling practices
Jewish veiling customs
Conclusions

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 272-280.
Reprint. Originally published: Leicester : Inter-Varsity Press, 1981.
Includes indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
261.8/344
Library of Congress
BS680.W7 H87 1981

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
288 p.
Number of pages
288
Dimensions
21 x x centimeters

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Open Library
OL4257495M
Internet Archive
manwomaninbiblic00hurl
ISBN 10
031043730X
ISBN 13
9780310437307
LC Control Number
81002975
Library Thing
327168
Goodreads
3988405

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