Steven Cowan Complementarian Analysis
As he continues, he states that Genesis 1-3 is a prime Scripture passage for complementarians to see that men and women do share different roles—this is how God created them. The father being the head of the home and the wife being in submission or subordination to him brings a sense of “traditionalism” or “hierarchy” as many who hold to this view would say. Though offensive to many who do not hold this view, especially feminists, complementarians do not mind their traditional ways and lifestyle.
In addition to their article on egalitarianism, The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood posted an article that gave a broad overview of the complementarianism position …show more content…
(There are some complimentarians who approach I Corinthians 11 and 14, stating that women may a particular teaching role, as long as they are submitting to the men in the church leadership.) In addition to I Timothy 2, complimentarians use Genesis 2 and 3, stating that because Adam was created first, and Eve sinned before Adam, he had the right to teach and train Eve. This governs their view today because they state this is the “basis in God’s created design.”
In closing, the Theopedia sums up complementarianism as “the theological view that although men and women are created equal in their being and personhood, they are created to complement each other via different roles and responsibilities as manifested in marriage, family life, religious leadership, and