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For years a debate has raged over how to define true masculinity and true femininity. While there is agreement that men and women share equally in the privilege of being made in God’s image, some views of manhood and womanhood blur God-given gender distinctions.

Wayne Grudem assembled a team of distinguished writers to show how egalitarian views destroy God’s ideal for your relationships, marriage, and life purposes. The contributors to this book include: John Piper, Bruce A. Ware, Richard W. Hove, Daniel Doriani, Daniel R. Heimbach, and Peter Jones.

These writers explore key issues, including the interchangeability of male-female roles, the meaning of submission, and the historical novelty of egalitarian interpretations of Scripture. This book will demonstrate how some views of manhood and womanhood tamper with our understanding of God’s character and why the extremes of male domination and feminism destroy the beauty of our sexual differences — differences that celebrate the excellence of men and women as God created us.

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Item Title Author
Table of Contents Biblical Foundations
The Contributors Biblical Foundations
Preface Wayne Grudem
The Key Issues in the Manhood-Womanhood Controversy Wayne Grudem
Male and Female Complementarity and the Image of God Bruce A. Ware
The Surpassing Goal: Marriage Lived for the Glory of God John Piper
Does Galatians 3:28 Negate Gender-Specific Roles? Richard Hove
The Meaning of Kephale (“Head”) Wayne Grudem
The Historical Novelty of Egalitarian Interpretations of Ephesians 5:21-22 Daniel Doriani
The Myth of Mutual Submission as an Interpretation of Ephesians 5:21 Wayne Grudem
Tampering with the Trinity Bruce A. Ware
Sexual Perversion Peter Jones
The Unchangeable Difference Daniel R. Heimbach
Scripture Index Biblical Foundations
Author Index Biblical Foundations
Subject Index Biblical Foundations