The ongoing nature vs. nurture debate about human identity has a parallel in leadership studies. It appears in the question, “Are some people born with strong leadership skills or can good leadership be learned?”
I find unconvincing the reasons people give for why women should not be ordained pastors or priests. For each reason, I can think of a corresponding reason a person might argue men should not be ordained.
Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books and professor at Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho.