All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players – William Shakespeare
I have a nature to be compliant. I will (unless God makes me one) probably never be a boss at work. When, in a situation, I cannot follow in good conscience, I am still more likely to go my way alone than to lead. And I used to understand texts like Eph 5:22-33 in a way that will sound very right to complementarians. In fact, I can still envision the remote possibility that egalitarians may be wrong on texts like Eph 5.
It sounds like I am complementarian womanhood material, doesn’t it?
But I will never believe the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. I will never proclaim or follow their ideas on gender roles. I will never support them. They are completely, utterly wrong. (more…)