Women in Ministry Leadership- Further reading list


Articles published in Direction journal

Various views

  • Beck, James R. & Craig L. Blomberg, eds. Two Views on Women in Ministry. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.
  • Clouse, Bonnidell, and Robert G. Clouse, eds. Women in Ministry: Four Views. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1989.
  • Michelsen, Alvera, ed. Women, Authority and the Bible. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1986.
  • Toews, John E., Valerie Rempel and Katie Funk Wiebe. Your Daughters Shall Prophesy. Winnipeg: Kindred Press, 1992.


  • Doriani, Dan. Women and Ministry: What the Bible Teaches. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2003.
  • Grudem, Wayne, ed. Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2002.
  • Grudem, Wayne. Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth: An Analysis of More Than 100 Disputed Questions. Portland: Multnomah Publishers, 2004.
  • House, H. Wayne. The Role of Women in Ministry Today. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 1995.
  • Hove, Richard. Equality in Christ? Galatians 3:28 and the Gender Debate. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 1999.
  • James, Sharon. God’s Design for Women: Biblical Womanhood for Today. Darlington: Evangelical Press, 2002.
  • Köstenberger, Andreas J., Thomas R. Schreiner, and H. Scott Baldwin, eds. Women in the Church: A Fresh Analysis of 1 Timothy 2:9–15. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1995.
  • Piper, John, and Wayne Grudem, eds. Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 1991.
  • Saucy, Robert L. & Judith K. Tenelshof, eds. Women and Men in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective. Chicago: Moody Press, 2001.


  • Belleville, Linda L. Women Leaders and the Church: Three Crucial Questions. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2000.
  • Cunningham, Loren and David Joel Hamilton. Why Not Women? Seattle: YWAM, 2000.
  • Giles, Kevin. The Trinity & Subordinationism: The Doctrine of God & the Contemporary Gender Debate. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2002.
  • Grenz, Stanley J., and Denise Muir Kjesbo. Women in the Church: A Biblical Theology of Women in Ministry. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1995.
  • Groothuis, Rebecca Merrill. Good News for Women: A Biblical Picture of Gender Equality. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1997.
  • Hancock, Maxine, ed. Christian Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Community. Vancouver: Regent Publishing, 2003.
  • Pierce, Ronald, and Rebecca Merrill Groothuis, eds. Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2004.
  • Scorgie, Glen G. The Journey Back To Eden: Restoring the Creator’s Design for Women and Men. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005.
  • Sumner, Sarah. Men and Women in the Church: Building Consensus on Christian Leadership. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2003.
  • Swartley, Willard M. Slavery, Sabbath, War and Women. Scottdale: Herald Press, 1983.
  • Thiessen, Arden, The Biblical Case for Equality: An Appeal for Gender Justness in the Church. Belleville: Guardian Books, 2002.
  • Webb. William, J. Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2001.

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