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What Is a Wife?
Feminism, femininity, and "wifely duties," how do you sort it out? Mary Kassian, Wayne Grudem, Russell Moore, Cindy Easley, and Arlene Pellicane give historical perspective and helpful insight.
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FamilyLife Articles on the wife's role in marriage
Author Arlene Pellicane shares three things that spell respect to her husband: sexual intimacy, letting him lead, and praise. She also tells why having fun and doing activities with your spouse builds the relationship and opens doors of communication.
Arlene PellicaneArlene Pellicane is the author of several books including Calm, Cool and Connected, Parents Rising, and 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. She also writes for for Proverbs 31 Ministries, Girlfriends in God, TheCourage, and MomLife Today. Arlene formerly served as the associate producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah. Arlene earned her BA from Biola University and her Masters in Journalism from Regent University. Arlene and her husband, James, have bee...more
Mary KassianMary A. Kassian is a Word Guild award-winning author and international speaker. She has published several books and Bible studies, including Girls Gone Wise, Conversation Peace, and True Woman 101. Mary is a popular conference speaker at women’s events such as Revive and True Woman. She has appeared on numerous radio and television shows such as Focus on the Family and FamilyLife Today. She has also taught cluster courses at Southern Semina...more
Russell MooreRussell Moore is President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Prior to his election to this role in 2013, Moore served as provost and dean of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also taught as professor of theology and ethics. A widely-sought cultural commentator, Dr. Moore has been recognized by a number of influential organizations. The Wall Street Journal has called him “vigorous, cheerful, and fiercely articulate” whi...more
Wayne GrudemWayne Grudem (PhD, University of Cambridge; DD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is distinguished research professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary, having previously taught for 20 years at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is a former president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible, the general editor of the ESV Study Bible, and has published over 20 books.
Feminism, femininity, and “wifely duties,” how do you sort it out? Mary Kassian, Wayne Grudem, Russell Moore, Cindy Easley, and Arlene Pellicane give historical perspective and helpful insight.