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Jim Hamilton: Can Egalitarians Tolerate Complementarians?

April 20, 2011

Complementarians need to recognize that if a person holds egalitarian convictions, the logic of their position entails the conviction that complementarians are immoral, unjust, and not-to-be-tolerated. Granted, not every egalitarian has worked out the logical implications of their views, so there may be egalitarians who are content to tolerate complementarians. But from what Payne says, it seems to me that if complementarians in leadership at churches, schools, or ministries want to remain complementarian, they cannot give leadership to egalitarians because egalitarians cannot tolerate complementarians and will not rest–from their position should not rest–until the injustice and immorality of complementarian practice and belief has been eradicated.

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  1. April 24, 2011 12:04 pm

    If both sides would obey Scripture and not allow women to teach period, this would be resolved.

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