Lesson: Gender Equality

Male-Female Differences

    Conclusion: there are differences

General Social Roles (examples)

    Conclusion: there is gender-based differences in social roles for much of the society.  Such differences often are based on differences mentioned above: some roles seem to be more suited for one gender, and others for the other gender.

Definition of Equality


Old Testament teachings

Jesus' life and teachings

Paul's ideas

Peter's ideas

The Fall of Mankind dispute

Overall Bible teachings

Last question:

Instead of arguing over equality, can we focus on something more constructive?

Interesting quotes:

Remember, God created the sexes and the differences between them.  Let us work to make gender differences a source of empowerment, not conflict.

A model male-female relationship for study: Ruth & Boaz (Ruth)

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Last updated: 4/22/00