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Christian Woman...Set Free
Christian Woman Set Free by Gene Edwards


 
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Author: Gene Edwards
Subtitle: Freed From Second Class Citizenship in the Kingdo
Format: Paperback
Length: 167 Pages
Published: 2005

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Seventeen hundred years is enough! Edwards leads the call to vanquish the inequality of women in the kingdom of God. His weapons of revelation? History, the Greek language, and his own witness of women in churches who are free.

The author challenges Christian ministers to take up the cause of eliminating inequality in the church and dare to discover what happens in the body of Christ when all members function.

The author goes to the root of our present-day Bible translations and lays the axe to the centuries-old tree of mistranslation. You will be shocked to discover that the King James Version does not say what the original Greek text said about women in Pauls letters (and neither do most other Bible translations).

This book brings to light the mindset that has held both women and men prisoners of misconceptions through the centuries. Reading The Christian Woman . . . Set Free liberates the reader of any doubt regarding a womans place in the kingdom of God. (You will be awed as you see that the greatest friend of women in all of human history, the Lord Jesus Christ, broke all the rules of his day in regard to the treatment of women.)

Best of all, what makes The Christian Woman . . . Set Free unique is that it is not based on theory, nor is it an intellectual treatise. It is a revolutionary document forged on the anvil of the authors experiences in daily church life. Edwards writes from a matrix where equality is a way of life and full participation in the church is the territory of both men and women. Edwards gives you the practical how-to of the way to experience this freedom in your gathering. There are testimonies in the book of women who experience freedom to share in all the functions of the church. In their churches there is no specific leader, but all are joint leaders.

The Christian Woman . . . Set Free is a fast-paced, high-energy book that takes dead aim at the very foundation of our present-day mindset concerning women and men in church life. Enjoy . . . and be set free!


Table of Contents

Part 1: Who Started the Mistreatment of Women?

Chapter 1: A Time Past Due

Chapter 2: It All Began With Philosophers

Part 2: The Churchs Subjugation of Women from A.E. 100 until . . .

Chapter 3: Century Two to Constantine (A.D. 100-400)

Chapter 4: The Early Church Fathers

Chapter 5: The Darkness of the Dark Ages

Chapter 6: The Reformers

Chapter 7: King James, the Man Who Has a Bible Named after Him

Part 3: A Revolutionist Names Jesus!

Chapter 8: A Revolutionist for Womens Liberty

Part 4: The Amazing Place of Women in the Earliest Days of the Church

Chapter 9: Women in the Church from (A.D. 30-47)

Part 5: Women in the Church Outside Israel

Chapter 10: Women in the Church from (A.D. 47-50)

Chapter 11: A City Called Philippi in the Land of Those Chauvinist Greeks

Chapter 12: Priscilla, Pauls Right-Hand Man

Chapter 13: Meet Corinth

Part 6: Paul Liberator or Chauvinist?

Chapter 14: Another Look at These Pesky Chapters in Pauls Letters

Chapter 15: Just who Has Authority over a Womans Head . . . You Might Be Surprised

Chapter 16: Four Views, One Church Fight

Chapter 17: If That Is Not Enough, Hold Onto Your Pet View

Chapter 18: Are Women to Be Silent in the Church?

Chapter 19: Must a Wife Submit to Her Husband?

Chapter 20: Can Women Teach Men?

Chapter 21: Womens Education

Part 7: Making This Practical

Chapter 22: First Step Toward Womens Freedom in Church Life

Chapter 23: Women Setting Women Free

Chapter 24: Creativity Turned Loose

Chapter 25: An Interview with Christian Women

Chapter 26: Some Final Words

Addenda

Woman Workers

The Embarrassed Husband


About the Author

Gene Edwards is a beloved storyteller and has blazed new trails on the topic of the deeper Christian life. He is a prolific author of twenty-five books including A Tale of Three Kings, The Divine Romance, and The Secret to the Christian Life. He holds a B.A. in English literature and history from East Texas State University and an M.Div from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Gene was for many years a pastor and evangelist and he continues to travel widely teaching seminars on the deeper Christian life. He is also a part of the house church movement. Gene lives in Florida with his wife Helen.