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ASBE (Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality) Articles

These have been collected by ASBE from various sources. Many of the articles have been written by members of ASBE.  Other articles will be added regularly.  

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Documents

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Women In Ministry - A New Testament Perspective Women In Ministry - A New Testament Perspective

by Allison A. Trites

Dr. Allison Trites retired after teaching New Testament and Greek as the Payzant Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Acadia Divinity College for 37 years.  His latest book is The Gospel of Luke in the Cornerstone Biblical Commentary series published by Tyndale House.

Published in the Atlantic Baptist, April 1987

Women in Ministry Women in Ministry

by Dr. Timothy Ashley

Dr. Timothy Ashley was Professor of Old Testament Studies at Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, NS.  He is now Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of La Crosse, Wisconsin and teaches courses for Central Baptist Theological Seminary at the Milwaukee site.

Published in Atlantic Baptist, April 1987, pp. 39-42.

Women In Ministry Women In Ministry

By Hugh A. McNally

Hugh McNally, the President of the Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality (ASBE), is a retired pastor, who served as a missionary in India with Canadian Baptist Ministries for 14 years and as a pastor in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches for 26 years.

Publishedin Atlantic Baptist, April 1987, reprinted in Priscilla Papers, Winter 1997, with the title "Let''s Keep on Ordaining Women."

Women Are Persons Women Are Persons

By Hugh A. McNally

Hugh McNally, the President of the Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality (ASBE), is a retired pastor, who served as a missionary in India with Canadian Baptist Ministries for 14 years and as a pastor in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches for 26 years.

Published in the Atlantic Baptist, October 1989. Reprinted in Priscilla Papers, Spring 1994. Pricilla Papers is the journal of Christians for Biblical Equality.

 

What Is Biblical Equality What Is Biblical Equality

By Alan G. Padgett

Alan Padgett is professor of Systemic Theology at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. He is the author of God, Etermity, and the Nature of Time (Wipf & Stok, 2000) and editor of Reason and the Christian Religion (Oxford Univ. Press, 1994). He is a consulting theologian for Priscilla Papers.


Published in Priscilla Papers, Summer, 2002

Theology and The Experience of Women Theology and The Experience of Women

by Maria Boccia

Dr. Maria L. Boccia is professor of Pastoral Counseling and Psychology, as well as the Director of Graduate Programs in Counseling, at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte campus. She has a PhD from the University of Massachusetts and a DMin from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Originally posted on the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary's blog, "Every Thought Captive", on March 16, 2010. This blog is a place for Gordon-Conwell faculty to put forth thoughts on various subjects relevant to the mission of the seminary  and the church.

 

Tertullian’s Ghost: How a Canadian Baptist became an Egalitarian Advocate Tertullian’s Ghost: How a Canadian Baptist became an Egalitarian Advocate

By Hugh A. McNally

Hugh McNally (M.Div., Summa Cum Laude, 1960, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) served as a missionary with Canadian Baptist Ministries in India for fourteen years and as a pastor for twenty-six years in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, retiring in 2000.  He has been a member of Christians for Biblical Equality since 1989 and has had two articles published in Priscilla Papers. In 2011 he wrote Study Guide on Biblical Equality: Men and Women, Partners or Rivals? This article is adapted from the Introduction to the Study Guide.

Tertullian’s Ghost  was published online by CBE International in September 2013 and can be accessed at http://www.cbeinternational.org/?q=content/tertullians-ghost

Should Gender Roles Keep us From Obeying God's Calling? Should Gender Roles Keep us From Obeying God's Calling?

By Hugh A. McNally

Hugh A. McNally, the President of the Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality (ASBE), is a retired pastor, who served as a missionary in India with Canadian Baptist Ministries for 14 years and as a pastor in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches for 26 years.

Presented  to the ASBE Members' Annual General Meeting and Workshops, June 3, 2013

Serving One Another in Christ’s New Community Serving One Another in Christ’s New Community

By Hugh A. McNally

Hugh A. McNally, Co-President of the Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality (ASBE), has been a member of Christians for Biblical equality (CBE) since 1989 and has had two articles published in Priscilla papers.  He is a retired pastor, having served for fourteen years as a missionary in India with Canadian Baptist Ministries and as a pastor for twenty-six years in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, retiring in 2000.

Presented to the ASBE Member’s Annual General Meeting and Workshops on June 2, 2014.

Place Of Women in Ministry Place Of Women in Ministry

by Harold L. Mitton

Harold Mitton was the Principal of Acadia Divinity College from 1975 to 1985. Prior to 1975 he served Baptist Pastorates in Aylesford (NS), Charlottetown (First Baptist), Fredericton (Brusnswick Street) and Calgary (First Baptist). 

Published in the Atlantic Baptist, April 1987

Fredrik Franson (TEAM) and Biblical Equality Fredrik Franson (TEAM) and Biblical Equality

by Mimi Haddad

Mimi Haddad is President of Christians for Biblical Equality and an Adjunct Professor at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. She holds a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the University of Durnham, England.

Published in Arise, the weekly  e-newsletter of Christians for Biblical Equality, on December 12, 2008.

Excerpts From "The Feminist Bogeywoman" Excerpts From "The Feminist Bogeywoman"

by Rebecca Merrill Groothuis

Rebecca Merrill Groothius is a free lance writer and editor who has published extensively on gender issues. Her latest work is Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy, which she co-edited with Ronald Pierce and Gordon Fee.

The article was published in the Fall 2005 issue of E-Journal. The booklet entitled The Feminist Bogeywoman: Questions and Answers about Evangelical Feminism by Rebecca Merrill Groothius was published in 1995 by Baker Books. For a more in-depth treatment of the issue of feminism, readers may refer to her 1994 book, Women Caught in the Conflict.

Abuse of Scripture and Its Consequences in Gender Inequality Abuse of Scripture and Its Consequences in Gender Inequality

by Manfred T. Brauch

Manfred T. Brauch (Ph.D. McMaster University) is a retired professor of Biblical Theology and past President of Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer Theological Seminary) in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to Abusing Scripture: The Consequences of Misreading the Bible (Intervarsity Press, 2009) he is also the author of Set Free to Be and Hard Sayings of Paul.

This article was originally published in Arise, the weekly newsletter of Christians for Biblical Eqaulity, Part One on Decmber 11, 2009 and Part Two on December 17, 2009.

A Biblical Equality Approach to Three controversial NT passages A Biblical Equality Approach to Three controversial NT passages

By  Hugh A. McNally

Hugh McNally, The President of the Atlantic Society for Biblical Equality (ASBE), is a retired pastor who served as a missionary in India with Canadian Baptist Ministries for 14 years and as a pastor in the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches for 26 years.

This article is the handout for the seminars presented at the Annual Assembly (Oasis) of the convetion of Atlantic Baptist Church on August 10 and 11, 2013.

 L. E.  Maxwell (PBI) and Biblical Equality L. E. Maxwell (PBI) and Biblical Equality

by Mimi Haddad

Mimi Haddad is President of Christians for Biblical Equality and an Adjunct Professor at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. She holds a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the University of Durnham, England.

This article was originally published in Arise, the weekly e-newsletter of Christians for Biblical Equality, December 5, 2008.

 

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Upcoming ASBE Event

Aug 22, 2015, 12:15 - Annual General Meeting at Wolfville Baptist Church. A light lunch will be served as we discuss and dream about the future of ASBE.

 Past ASBE Events

Aug 23 & 24, 2014 - ASBE Seminars at CABC OasisCrandall University, Moncton, NB by Dr. Glenn Wooden

Sep 27 & 28, 2013 - 2013 ASBE Conference at Crandall University, Moncton, NB Keynote Speakers were Dr. Philip B. Payne and Dr. Anna Robbins.

 

Aug 10 & 11, 2013 - ASBE Seminars at CABC Oasis, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS.

June 3, 2013 - Fourth Members' Annual General meeting and Workshops were held at First Baptist Church in Amherst, NS.

Side by Side: Men and Women for Biblical Equality conference was held at Crandall University, Moncton NB, September 30 and October 1, 2011. 

Opportunities to Serve You

ASBE seeks to serve the Christians and Churches of Atlantic Canada.  We are looking for invitations from churches, groups of churches, or organizations to do presentations, workshops, or mini-conferences. It would be a privilege to serve you. 

 
 

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