A part of the modern Church has opened its doors to women to participate in all levels of the leadership of the Church. Another part has declined to do so, or does so with deep uneasiness. Each quotes the New Testament.
In this set of studies, Dr. Bailey deals with all of the important texts and does not opt for one set while neglecting the other. He finds a deep unity in the New Testament view of this subject that is often overlooked.
How does the New Testament deal with Mary the mother of Jesus? What tradition has done is well-known. But what of the New Testament? If its witness is taken seriously, what is the result. This series of lectures deals with this and many other aspects of this important topic.