A Biblical View on Gender Equality

A Biblical View on Gender Equality

“For many cultures, including Christian culture…too often…will lean upon select passages of scripture, and interpret them very poorly, as a rationale to support male rule, and that is what we call Christian patriarchy.”

This podcast episode features Mimi Haddad, who leads a workshop at the 2014 VJN Conference: Kingdom Justice, Vineyard Values. She raises the question: where are the 200 million missing girls and women on our planet? And why are they missing most in the Global South, where there fewer cultural, religious, political, and social protections for women and girls? Mimi Haddad guides us to an understanding of gender equality through a biblical worldview.


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Dr. Mimi Haddad is president of Christians for Biblical Equality. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (Summa Cum Laude). She holds a PhD in historical theology from the University of Durham, England. Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University awarded Mimi an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in 2013.

Haddad is part of the leadership of Evangelicals for Justice. She is a founding member of the Evangelicals and Gender Study Group at the Evangelical Theological Society, and she served as the convener of the Issue Group 24 for the 2004 Lausanne III Committee for World Evangelization.

 

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