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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Autumn 2020

An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal exploring Bible interpretation, theology, church history, and other disciplines as they address a biblical view of women’s equality and justice in the home, church, and world.

"Priscilla and Aquila instructed Apollos more perfectly in the way of the Lord." (Acts 18:26)

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Priscilla Papers Autumn 2020 Volume 34 Issue 4

Autumn 2020

Volume: 34 | Number: 4

". . . how will they hear without a preacher?"

This issue of Priscilla Papers features sermons. Acts 8:1-4 and Romans 16:1-2 are examples of NT women preaching.


Editor's Reflection: Autumn 2020
By: Jeff Miller | November 1, 2020
If we broaden our scope to a global and centuries-long view, it becomes clear that the church’s primary source of biblical interpretation and application has been preaching.

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A Biblical Model for Marriage
By: Amy Bost Henegar | November 1, 2020
The marriage guidance in Ephesians 5, rather than subjecting wives, is aimed at bringing the freedom of true Christian community into our homes.

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The Spirit without Prejudice
By: Spencer Miles Boersma | November 1, 2020
Galatians 3-4 teaches that we must read the Word of God with the barrier-removing Wind of God.

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It Will Not be Taken from Her
By: Teresa D. Roberts | November 1, 2020
Like Mary of Luke 10, our identity in Christ is not primarily as females or males, but as faithful disciples.

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A Time to Speak
By: Aaron Dilla | November 1, 2020
First Corinthians presents Christian women with a time to speak, not a time to be silent.

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Women Count
By: Jeff Miller | November 1, 2020
Jesus’s encounter with the Syrophoenician woman of Mark 7 changed the minds of the first disciples and has the power to change modern minds as well.

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By: Theresa Garbe | November 1, 2020
Like Mary the Mother of Jesus, Christian men and women are called to bring Christ to the world.

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The Yellow Wallpaper: Reflecting on Aimee Byrd’s  Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
By: Bree Mills | November 1, 2020
Our interactions with others, including Christians with whom we disagree, should display Christlikeness above all else.  

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Priscilla: The Life of an Early Christian
By: Jonathan Tysick | November 1, 2020
Ben Witherington III’s story of Priscilla provides extensive insight into the lives of the earliest Christian women.

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