Paul bases his egalitarianism on Christ’s death and resurrection, the outpouring of the Spirit, and the nature of God. He understood the source of inequality as distinctions and solidarities that privilege and oppress.
On this episode of Mutuality Matters, host Angela sits down with Dr. Yolanda Pierce, dean of Howard University School of Divinity, and author of In My Grandmother’s House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit.
Does the egalitarian rejection of a hierarchical view of submission mean we don’t value biblical teaching? By no means! Egalitarians need to reclaim true, biblical submission that is rooted in love and service.
“Is God the reason women didn’t have rights for a long time?” Adolescent girls ask hard questions as they’re wrestling with their place in an unjust world. We need to create safe spaces for them to do so.