Good: The Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood

Desiring God Ministries and CBMW have just produced a new book celebrating biblical manhood and womanhood. It’s edited by Owen Strachan and Jonathan Parnell, and it’s titled Good: The Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood. I’ve got a chapter in it on transgender, which you can read here. John Piper penned a nostalgic forward to the book that takes a look back at just how much has changed among evangelicals since he and Wayne Grudem first edited Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood twenty-six years ago. Grateful for the fruit of that work, Piper concludes with this:

I commend this book to you, and pray that the beauty of the vision, and the courage to speak it, will spread—for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ.

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5 Responses to Good: The Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood

  1. Shaun DuFault June 11, 2014 at 1:11 am #

    It is great to see this book and read the wonderful forward by Piper. What I do find interesting is that essentially the Complimentarian argument and viewpoint has remained relative constant throughout this “debate”.

    • Jonathan Charles June 12, 2014 at 12:14 am #

      Arguments based on the bible generally do not need to change

  2. Amy Garner June 11, 2014 at 8:20 am #

    Gag… the authors needed to spend some time over at Christians for Biblical Equality.

    • Alistair Robertson June 12, 2014 at 2:06 am #

      That’s kind of like suggesting two siblings should get to know each other without realising they grew up in the same house.

      • Alistair Robertson June 12, 2014 at 2:08 am #

        There was a smile at the beginning of my comment, Amy. Got lost somewhere between pushing the “post comment” button and turning up under your comment.

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