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    Scars Across Humanity

    Understanding and Overcoming Violence Against Women

    by Elaine Storkey

    Acts of violence against women produce more deaths, disability, and mutilation than cancer, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. How and why has this violence become so prevalent? Elaine Storkey offers a rigorously researched overview of this global pandemic, exploring how violence is structured into the very fabric of societies and cultures around the world.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Living on the Boundaries

    Evangelical Women, Feminism and the Theological Academy

    by Nicola Hoggard Creegan and Christine D. Pohl

    Nicola Hoggard Creegan and Christine D. Pohl tell their own stories and draw from the experiences of ninety other women scholars to helpfully and hopefully address the boundary between the evangelical world and the concerns of feminism found in the academy.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Gender Grace

    Love, Work Parenting in a Changing World

    by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

    From brain structure and role models to the creation drama and the new covenant, Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen helps us to understand more clearly the forces--and the freedoms--that shape our lives.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Women in Ministry

    Four Views

    Spectrum Multiview Book Series

    Edited by Bonnidell Clouse and Robert G. Clouse
    Contributions by Robert Culver, Susan T. Foh, Walter L. Liefeld, and Alvera Mickelsen

    Should women teach men? Should they exercise authority over men? What about ordaining women? Even those who agree that Scripture must determine our answers do not agree on what it teaches. In this volume deeply committed evangelicals Robert D. Culver, Susan T. Foh, Walter L. Liefeld, and Alvera Mickelsen present their own views and respond to the others.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Homosexuality

    The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate

    by Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse

    Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse help us face questions surrounding the issue of homosexuality squarely and honestly, examining how scientific research has been used within church debates--especially within Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal contexts.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Marriage at the Crossroads

    Couples in Conversation About Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy

    by Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, Steven Tracy, and Celestia Tracy

    In this unique book Aída and William Spencer and Steve and Celestia Tracy, two couples from the differing perspectives of egalitarianism and soft complementarianism, share a constructive dialogue about marriage in practice. They cover a variety of topics like marriage discipleship, headship and submission, roles and decision-making, and intimacy in marriage.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Same-Sex Attraction and the Church

    The Surprising Plausibility of the Celibate Life

    by Ed Shaw
    Foreword by Vaughan Roberts

    When Christians have same-sex attraction, how should the church respond? Pastor Ed Shaw experiences same-sex attraction, yet he is committed to Scripture and the church's traditional position on sexuality. In this honest book, he shares his own experiences and shows us that obedience to Jesus is ultimately the only way to experience life to the full.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Are You Waiting for "The One"?

    Cultivating Realistic, Positive Expectations for Christian Marriage

    by Margaret Kim Peterson and Dwight N. Peterson

    Does God want to write your love story? Maybe not! Margaret and Dwight Peterson help us sort out the difference between how our surrounding culture often depicts marriage and how Christians really should approach this particular gift of God to all humanity.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Bringing Sex into Focus

    The Quest for Sexual Integrity

    by Caroline J. Simon

    In culture that exploits sex in everything from advertising to climbing the corporate ladder, it's easy to lose sight of the true purpose and place of sexuality. Philosopher and ethicist Caroline J. Simon identifies six "lenses" through which people understand sex and sexuality and provides clarity for developing a holistic, biblical sexual ethic.

    Introductory Introductory

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