Christian Views on Men and Womens roles in the Christian & Church Family

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In the first creation story in Genesis it says "... God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them". In the second creation story in Genesis, man was created first and then woman was created as a companion and helpmate to man. Some Christians might use this story to argue that women have a lesser, or at least different, role to men.

In the Old Testament many women are seen as strong and important people and rulers. Jesus' attitude towards women…

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