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C.S. Lewis

The New Testament, without going into details, gives us a pretty clear hint of what a fully Christian society would be like. Perhaps it gives us more than we can take. It tells us that there are to be no passengers or parasites: if we do not work, we ought not to eat. People are to work with their own hands, and what is more, everyone’s work is to produce something good: there will be no manufacture of silly luxuries and then of sillier advertisements to persuade us to buy them. And there is to be no “swank” or “side,” no putting on airs. To that extent a Christian society would be what we now call Leftist. On the other hand, it is always insisting on obedience – obedience (and outward marks of respect) from all of us to properly appointed magistrates, from children to parents, and (I am afraid this is going to be very unpopular) from wives to husbands. Thirdly, it is to be a cheerful society: full of singing and rejoicing, and regarding worry or anxiety as wrong.

Source: Mere Christianity

Enough !!! If your going to posit a Christian Society that looks like this….show me, Scripture.

Erase for me Paul’s words, if you can…

‘neither Jew, nor Greek, Male nor Female…but All are One in Christ’.
Dorcas called Deacon. Lydia, in whose home the church met…never mentioned a husband.
Phebe, Priscilla, Junia,

Erase for me the Elevated Roles (not Positions) that Jesus gave women in a male dominated culture…
Evangelists, Bearers of the Witness of His Resurrection, Phillip’s daughters called prophets…

Seems to me once the gospel left Jerusalem and entered into the Greek World where women often lead,

the limits seemed to fall away. Why do we insist on them ?