The Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood course presents a critique and an alternative to the push for biblical womanhood and manhood today, focusing on the reciprocity of the male and female voices in Scripture, the covenantal aspect of Bible reading and interpretation, and bearing the fruit of both in our church life.
3 hours of video
Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
While evangelicalism dukes it out about who can be church leaders, the rest of the 98% of us need to be well-equipped to see where we fit in God's household and why that matters. The Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood course will help improve the culture of our churches and disciple men and women to read, understand, and apply Scripture together within them. Until both men and women grow in their understanding of their relationship to Scripture, there will continue to be tension between the sexes in the church.
This course explores questions such as: Do men and women benefit equally from God's Word? Are they equally responsible in sharpening one another in the faith and passing it down to the next generation? Do we need men's Bibles and women's Bibles, or can the one, holy Bible guide us all? Is the Bible, God's Word, so male-centered and authored that women need to create their own resources to relate to it?
The Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood course, featuring author and speaker Aimee Byrd, explore the feminine voice in Scripture as synergistic with the dominant male voice. Lessons fortify believers in a biblical understanding of brotherhood and sisterhood in God's household and the necessity of learning from one another in studying God's Word. This series helps to correct biblicist trends in the church today, affirming that we do not read God's Word alone, but within our interpretive covenant communities--our churches. The responsibility of every believer, men and women together, is being active and equal participants in and witnesses to the faith.
By completing this course, you’ll gain:
Exploratory knowledge of the feminine voice in Scripture and how we can all benefit from it
Understanding into how the Bible portrays men and women
Insight into the tension between the genders in the church today and how to grow together
Confidence in your growing knowledge through personalized review sessions and unit assessments
Meet Your Instructors
Aimee Byrd is author of several books, including Housewife Theologian, Theological Fitness, No Little Women, and Why Can’t We Be Friends?. Her articles have appeared in First Things, Table Talk, Modern Reformation, Credo Magazine, and elsewhere, and she has been interviewed and quoted in Christianity Today and The Atlantic. She is the cohost of Mortification of Spin podcast for The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and regularly blogs there as well.
Introduction: The Church's Yellow Wallpaper
Why Men and Women Don't Read Separate Bibles
Why Not the Book of Boaz
Why Our Aim Is Not Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
What Church Is For
The Great Divorce That You Didn't See Coming
Is This the Way It Was Supposed to Be?
When Paul Passes Phoebe the Baton
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