Danvers Complementarianism – Part 2

Danvers Complementarianism – Part 1 is here.

Distinctions in masculine and feminine roles are ordained by God as part of the created order, and should find an echo in every human heart.

Danvers Statement – Affirmation 2

My disdain for the Danvers Statement and the Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood differs from that of Evangelical Egalitarians. My criticisms include:

  • Exegetical incompetence/dissembling and eisegetical license for self-serving male purposes
  • Low vision of marriage and the marital Ideal
  • Introduction of a legalistic rigidity in gender relations (“roles”), which Scriptures prudently avoids
  • An unsound Scriptural and rational basis for decision-making and conflict resolution
  • A superficial comprehension of the distinctions between genders which impedes the Christian argument against same-sex relationships

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