Spiritual Faithfulness to Our Gender Pt. 2
Gender; ISF Lecture series;
The first one is man as what I would call Representative Ruler; man as Representative Ruler. Man's fundamental manner of demonstrating his with-ness toward the Earth is in his capacity to be the Representative Ruler of the earth. As representative - and that's kind of the underline as representative - because they they rule together but it looks like from the texts from many indications he's going to be the representative ruler. As representative authority man has the capacity to rule by his actions, to make something his own by creating it and then to enjoy it by possessing it. These functions are evident in the creation account in which man was created first he exercised his authority over the animals by naming them without the woman's help and he exercised his authority over the woman by even giving her her name: Eve.
Ten Elshof, Judith K. and Coe, John H., "Spiritual Faithfulness to Our Gender Pt. 2" (2000). Lectures and Presentations. 40.