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Given Deborah, Jael, and Judith, Why Shouldn’t Women Serve in Combat?

posted on January 25, 2013

Following the Pentagon’s decision to allow women to fight in combat, Owen Strachan, Jan McCormack, and Alan “Blues” Baker examine the religious and Biblical foundations for having women fight at Christianity Today. The authors, with both religious and military backgrounds, agree that women should be given the opportunity for moral and practical reasons. Baker, a former Rear Admiral and Chaplain of the Marine Corps, writes, “As Christians, we should seek to serve where we are gifted. We should support those who are best qualified for combat, whether male or female.” 

Read at Christianity Today