The bottom line: the Bible does NOT force a woman to marry her rapist. Rather, it holds the rapist accountable for everything he’s got. —George Athas George Athas says it is wrong to claim that the Bible forces a woman to marry her rapist. Below are the opening paragraphs of his blog post Does the… Continue reading Does the Bible force a woman to marry her rapist? – by George Athas
Tag: gender differences
Is God gender biased? Does the Bible warn against men’s sexual sins more than women’s?
Does Scripture indicate that MEN are more prone to sexual sin than WOMEN? The sexual sins of both sexes are recounted in the Bible. Is God pointing the finger at one sex in particular? For those who are stuck in the sinkhole of sexual immorality, I urge you to read to the bottom of this… Continue reading Is God gender biased? Does the Bible warn against men’s sexual sins more than women’s?
Leadership dynamics and gender. What pastors need to know about leading women.
Have you ever sat through a sermon by a pastor and felt like he was behaving more like the coach of a male sports team than a pastor? Have you ever sat under a pastor whose tone was hectoring — who sprinkled his sermon with lots of forceful 'shoulds' about what you should be thinking,… Continue reading Leadership dynamics and gender. What pastors need to know about leading women.
Walking Through Abuse with a Loved One – Jacob and Rachael Denhollander share their experiences
Rachael suffered sexual abuse as a child, from two male perpetrators. One was a church leader, the other was Dr Larry Nassar who is now in jail for abusing multiple girls in his role as doctor for high level gymnasts. Rachael's husband, Jacob, is not a survivor of sexual abuse. Rachael and Jacob describe how… Continue reading Walking Through Abuse with a Loved One – Jacob and Rachael Denhollander share their experiences
3. Chris Moles gets the gender issues right in domestic abuse & Christianity
I honour Chris Moles for how he deals with the gender issues in domestic abuse. Here are five good things he says on gender and gender differences. 1. He says that men are much less likely than women to live in fear. He rightly points out that a man can do certain behaviors to his… Continue reading 3. Chris Moles gets the gender issues right in domestic abuse & Christianity
Calvinism And Domestic Violence: there’s a correlation but we can’t say Calvinism *causes* domestic violence
[July 11, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] ....there is a correlation between Calvinism and domestic violence....It is not Calvinism per se but mostly males who use Calvinism’s hierarchical theories and sovereignty theories to perform and justify… Continue reading Calvinism And Domestic Violence: there’s a correlation but we can’t say Calvinism *causes* domestic violence
Gender & DV: the key facts
The problem of domestic/family intimate partner violence is largely a problem of violence by men against women and children. Comparing men's violence against female partners & ex-partners and women's violence against male partners & ex-partners, men's violence: Is far more common Has much worse impacts Is far less likely to be self-defence If we only… Continue reading Gender & DV: the key facts