ELSEWHERE: Gender–Leave the Trinity Out Of It

The gender role debates between complementarians and egalitarians in the church show no signs of abating any time soon, and in protracted theological discussions (battles) like these, the tendency is to pull every other subject into its orbit—even the Trinity. Commenting on Larry Crab’s recent entry into the discussion, Fred Sanders argues over at Christianity Today that we should leave the doctrine of the Trinity alone in the gender debate as it can surely only result in speculation on both sides. Sounds good to me.

About Derek Rishmawy

Derek Rishmawy is the Director of College and Young Adult ministries at Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Orange County, CA, serving college kids for the gospel. He’s been graciously adopted by the Triune God. That God has also seen fit to bless him with lovely wife named McKenna. He got his B.A. in Philosophy at UCI and his M.A. in Theological Studies (Biblical Studies) at APU. His passions are theology, the church, some philosophy, cultural criticism, and theology. He has been published at the Gospel Coalition, Mere Orthodoxy, and Out of Ur blog. He writes regularly at his Reformedish blog. You can connect on Facebook and can also follow him on Twitter at @DZRishmawy.


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