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Who Leads?: A Concise Look at Top Bible Scholars on the Male/Female Question

Jane L. Crane

A concise, updated summary of top Bible scholars on male/female leadership, focusing on facts rather than theories and leaving conclusions to the reader. Includes a fascinating look at ancient texts, Bible translations through the centuries, and early church actions on women leaders. Academically sound but written for the average reader. A quick read of about three hours, backed up with references to more than 100 leading scholars.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publish Date: May 3rd, 2024
  • Pages: 200
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.50in - 0.97lb
  • EAN: 9798385223282
  • Categories: Christian Living - Women's InterestsChristian Theology - General

About the Author

Smith, James D.: - James D. Smith III is Associate Professor of Church History of Bethel Seminary, San Diego, California; a lecturer in Theology & Religious Studies at the University of San Diego; and serves on the pastoral staff of College Avenue Baptist Church. He is on the editorial board of Christian History & Biography magazine.
Crane, Jane L.: - Jane L. Crane has been a local and international leader in respected Christian movements, taught from this book topic on five continents, and been published on it since 2005. She holds a Master's degree, was trained in doctoral-level research through the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, and is gifted at making complex information concise and interesting. James D. SMith III (foreword) holds a ThD in church history from Harvard University, an MDiv from Bethel Seminary, has taught at the seminary level since 1988, and continues in pastoral ministry in San Diego, California.

Praise for this book

"SUPERBLY CONCISE. An impressive short book by a Lausanne Movement colleague who has researched, taught, and written on this topic for years."
--Christopher Wright, global ambassador, Langham Partnership

"A MASTERPIECE. Succinct yet filled with information, reasoned yet inspiring, easy to read yet scholarly. I learned something new in every chapter."
--Ellen Duffield, Briercrest Seminary, Canada

"FASCINATING. Reads at times like an Indiana Jones movie. And so clear, concise, and easy to follow."
--Andrew Alden, Gen-Y entrepreneur