The Goodness of Gender

from Jun 19, 2014 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from The Goodness of Gender, Susan Hunt’s contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk:

The jarring “It is not good for the man to be alone” was not an “oops” moment in the creation story. Adam’s aloneness was underscored as he named the animals. There was no creature that corresponded to him, who glorified and enjoyed God with him, who communicated with him. Then, God gave him a helper who was equal but different, and their perfect complementarity reflected the glory of the ontological (pertaining to being or essence) equality and functional diversity of the three-in-one God. It was very good.

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