|Are You Close to God? Your Answer Affects How You Read Scripture|
A new study suggests that both men and women who seek spiritual intimacy view the Bible more literally.
Interview by Rebecca Randall
Sociologists have long suggested that Christian women are more religious than men, but Blake Victor Kent wondered if this discrepancy has something to do with gender differences and intimacy.
A former pastor who grew up in the evangelical church, Kent took interest in how gender roles were articulated abstractly but then lived out differently. He saw a disconnect. For example, he noticed that some evangelicals draw firm theological boundaries around formal leadership but then allow women to lead ...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Are You Close to God?