Complementarianish 1: The Christian Feminist Podcast Presents…Complementarianish

 

Complementarianish #1

Introductions: Alexis Neal, Sara Klooster, and Katie Grubbs

-How this series grew from Christian Feminist Podcast

-Why we are doing this

 

READING

Jonathan Leeman’s “A Word of Empathy, Warning, and Counsel for ‘Narrow’ Complementarians”

-The differences between narrow and broad complementarians

-“Empathy and warning”: the risks of falling into either patriarchy or interchangeability

-How have we seen this tendency to fall into either patriarchy or interchangeability in our churches and in our lives?

-Law/wisdom and straight line/jagged line dichotomies

 

DISCUSSION

-Are the law/wisdom and straight line/jagged line dichotomies useful?

-Is there anything that we would add to his article that he never mentioned at all but would be useful?

-Bearing in mind all these various ideas (narrow/broad, straight/jagged, etc.), WHO are we? Where do we fall on the complementarian spectrum? Broad? Narrow? Some mix of the two?

**Other episodes to check out: CFP Episodes 36 and 37, Complementarian and Egalitarian Primers; CFP Episode 48, Dorothy Sayers Part 1; City of Man Episode 65 on Femininity

 

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