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  • Women and Men in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective

Women and Men in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective

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Are we working together as well as we could be?

The role of women in the church is an ongoing debate within the church.

On one side are those who say there is no difference between men and women. On the other side are those who severely limit women who want to offer ministry to the church. Judith TenElshof and Robert Saucy take the middle approach.

Believing that the modern views have denied the distinctions between men and women, TenElshof and Saucy take the complementarian approach. They argue that while men and women are equal, God has given different roles to each, and that these roles rely on each other to be fully effective.

About the Authors

Robert Saucy
ROBERT L. SAUCY (Westmont College, Dallas Theological Seminary) is a distinguished professor of systematic theology at Talbot Theological Seminary. He previously served as president of the Evangelical Theological Society and addresses that group frequently. He is author of numerous books, including The Church in God’s Program, and is the editor of Women and Men in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective. His shorter works have appeared in many journals including Bibliotheca Sacra, Grace Theological Journal, and Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Dr. Saucy resides in Anaheim, California.

Judith TenElshof
JUDITH K. TENELSHOF (B.A., California State University; M.A., Talbot School of Theology, M.A. Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is a professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership at Talbot School of Theology. She has established and directed counseling centers in churches and Christian schools, and is the founder and vice president of Hilltop Renewal Center for Christian Leaders. She is the general editor of Men and Women in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective and has also authored several journal articles and chapters in three additional books. Judith resides in Brea, California.


I have long waited for a book on women and men in ministry that had the right tone, asked the right questions, and pursued the right balance.  This work, edited by Robert Saucy and Judith TenElshof, delivers just that and more.  It shifts the discussion from the areas of rights and power so popular in our culture to one of complementary ministry, so that the body is seen working together in harmony as God designed it to be.  Well done!
-Darrell L. Bock, Research Professor for New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary

This is a book that needed to be written!  It will help all of us be sensitive to the many ways women can serve in the church, yet maintaining important biblical distinctions.  Excellent contribution to an on-going controversy.
-Erwin W. Lutzer, Senior Pastor, The Moody Church

Product Details

ISBN: 978-0-8024-1231-7
Publish Date: April 2014
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Format: Paperback