Complementarianism and strong women

In his review of the book Fierce Women, Tim Challies wrote the following:

There are rumors out there, perhaps deliberately sown or perhaps just based on a misunderstanding, that men who hold to complementarian theology want their women weak. There are some who state that those who believe God has created men and women to fulfill different functions and to take on different roles in life and marriage want women to be pushovers or doormats. Stuff and nonsense, I say. (Tim Challies,

Absolutely! I would go so far as to argue it takes more strength for a woman to properly fulfill the God-given role as wife in a Biblical marriage. Fierce Women sounds like it could be an interesting book, and a positive review from Tim Challies is certainly a good endorsement.


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