Because Christianity is bigger than Biblical manhood or Biblical womanhood (Blog of Retha Faurie)

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Gender hierarchy people do not “take the Bible at face value”

Have you ever heard anybody use something from 1 Peter 3 to explain what a wife should be or do?unbalanced-scale-left-x

If so, how often have you heard them take this text literally:

3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self…
“Women, your beauty should not lay in outward things. Spend no time on your hair, make-up, or figure, even if your husband wants you to – rather spend time on the inward beauty.” – Hypothetical preacher of this text

By comparison, how often have you heard them take this text literally: (more…)

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