Basic Christian Beliefs 315 Week 4.docx

Relation to house chores temple behind the scenes and

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relation to house chores, temple (behind the scenes) and to submit to their husbands while in the society. They had their freedom and sphere to practice their religious belief; although in the end under the confine of men`s instructions, who held leadership roles in the church. This view bases its arguments on the hierarchical concept God`s relationship to Jesus, down to men then finally to women, borrowing from the apostle’s arguments in 1 Corinthians II, he argued against this traditional view of the church.
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Women in the church leadership 3 The Egalitarian View argues that the scripture does not provide for any reasons for women not take roles in the church leadership. The ascent of this belief is based on mutual compliance without bias. Contrary to the Rabbis, Jesus had women disciples in His ministries; women who had equal roles as men in the service. He regarded women as equals, treading on the same footing in the ministry as men (Mark 10:11-12). Notably, women were standing by the cross when Jesus was being crucified; also, women were the first people to witness Jesus` resurrection. Paul the apostle describes how women took active roles in the in the church leadership; in Roman 16:1-2, he describes his friend, Phoebe, who happened to be a deacon. Leadership in the church is all about service as Jesus Christ wanted (Thompson, 2015). It is not a privilege or a right of an individual. People do not become leaders so that they can get
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  • Spring '17
  • Christianity, Paul of Tarsus, church leadership, Council for Women in Ministry

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