As a Christian man, I have been wrestling with a question for some fourteen years. How can we tell when a woman might be violating 1 Timothy 2 -- that is, having authority over a man in contradiction to Paul's instructions? Please give me as much homework as you want. I really want to be resolved with these issues once and for all.

You asked for it! Please read Two Views On Women in Ministry, by James Beck and Craig Blomberg, eds. (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001). This enlightening book will give you plenty to think about.

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