God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey

Andreas J. Köstenberger and Margaret Elizabeth Köstenberger

God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey
God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey

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Equipping a New Generation to Live Out God’s Design

This thorough study of the Bible’s teaching on men and women aims to help a new generation of Christians live for Christ in today’s world. Moving beyond other treatments that primarily focus on select passages, this winsome volume traces Scripture’s overarching pattern related to male-female relationships in both the Old and New Testaments. Those interested in careful discussion rather than caustic debate will discover that God’s design is not confining or discriminatory but beautiful, wise, liberating, and good.

  • Table of Contents

  • 1.God’s Original Design and Its Corruption (Genesis 1–3)
  • 2.Patriarchs, Kings, Priests, and Prophets (Old Testament)
  • 3.What Did Jesus Do? (Gospels)
  • 4.What Did the Early Church Do? (Acts)
  • 5.Paul’s Message to the Churches (First Ten Letters)
  • 6.Paul’s Legacy (Letters to Timothy and Titus)
  • 7.The Rest of the Story (Other New Testament Teaching)
  • 8.God’s Design Lived Out Today

  • Appendix 1: The Three Waves: Women’s History Survey
  • Appendix 2: The Rules of the Game: Hermeneutics and Biblical Theology
  • Appendix 3: Proceed with Caution: Special Issues in Interpreting Gender Passages


Pages: 384
Publisher: Crossway Books
Published: 2014
ISBN-10: 1433536994
ISBN-13: 9781433536991

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