Collection Title:

Leaven Articles, 2014


The Holloway Archives at Milligan University
P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library
200 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan, TN 37682


Patricia Magness, Laura Buffington, Todd Edmondson, Elizabeth K. (Gentry) Whitlock, Robert F. Hull Jr., Leroy Shepherd, Bruce Shields, Rosemarie Shields, Jeff Miller, Heather M. Hoover, Lee Magness


Leaven Articles, 2014

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10 links to open-access PDF articles




This collection consists of articles written by former and current students and faculty of Milligan College (now Milligan University) on the topic of “Gender Inclusion in Christian Churches,” found in Leaven, Volume 22, Number 2, 2014. Because Leavenis available through open-access online, this finding aid provides links to the individual articles.

Biographical Note:

Patricia Magness is former Humanities faculty member at Milligan College.

Laura Buffington is a graduate of Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan.

Todd Edmonson is Assistant Professor of Composition and Humanities at Milligan University.

Elizabeth K. (Gentry) Whitlock is a 2014 graduate of Milligan College.

Robert F. Hull Jr. is a former faculty member and dean of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan.

Leroy Shepherd is a graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary.

Bruce Shields is a former Christian Ministries faculty member at Emmanuel Christian Seminary.

Rosemarie Shields is a former Humanities faculty member at Milligan College.

Jeff Miller is a Bible faculty member at Milligan University, as well as a graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary.

Heather M. Hoover is a Humanities, English, and Composition faculty member and Director of Writing at Milligan University.

Lee Magness is a former Bible faculty member of Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary.


Collection is accessed through the open-access journal Leaven. The articles are arranged in order of appearance in the journal.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection includes one series, the articles from Volume 22, Number 2 of Leaven.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

Accession 2014-008


The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Please use standard citation conventions when citing this material from Leaven. This collection is purely to provide access to student and faculty publications.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Katherine Banks

Completed in 2018.

Folder List

“God Speaks my Language,” Patricia Magness.

“Just One Story?” Laura Buffington.

“Change During A Time of Transition,” Todd Edmondson.

“Omission from Our Commission,” Elizabeth K. Gentry.

“A Grand View of Women and Men Working Together,” Robert F. Hull Jr.

“The Wi-Ne-Ma Christian Church,” Leroy Shepherd.

“Those Women of the Hopwood Church,” Bruce and Rosemarie Shields.

“An Open Appeal to My Complementarian Brothers and Sisters,” Jeff Miller.

“Open Invitation,” Heather M. Hoover.

“Jesus Spoke to Women,” Lee Magness.


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