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Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhoo...

This large book (560 pages of text), edited by John Piper and Wayne Grudem, was the result of the 1988 Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. That council also produced the Danvers Statement as their conclusion which is an appendix in this book. This Council made the word “complementarity” popular as a description of what […]

50 Crucial Questions

In 1991, John Piper and Wayne Grudem published Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. This smaller booklet (2016) is basically chapter 2 of that book. However, this book gives concise and quick answers to many vital questions of today. The authors are complementarians, believe in male headship in the family and the church, denounce homosexuality as a […]

Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhoo...

“At the heart of mature masculinity is a sense of benevolent responsibility to lead, provide for, and protect women in ways appropriate to a man’s differing relationships.  At the heart of mature femininity is a freeing disposition to affirm, receive, and nurture strength and leadership from worthy men in ways appropriate to a woman’s differing […]

Desiring God

I am a little late in getting this popular book read.  The sub-title of the book—Meditations of a Christian Hedonist—had tuned me out until I realized most people were enjoying it.  I started out not liking what I believed would be the normal use of the word “hedonist” but I soon realized that Piper is […]