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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Winter 2021

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)

Academic Journals

The opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of CBE International or its members.

Cover of Priscilla Papers Winter 2021 Global Egalitarianism

Winter 2021

Volume: 35 | Number: 1

Global Egalitarianism

Though no single organization can tackle injustice toward women everywhere in the world, CBE nevertheless takes seriously the global task of promoting egalitarianism. This issue of Priscilla Papers continues CBE’s global reach. 


Editor's Reflection: Winter 2021
By: Jeff Miller | January 30, 2021
CBE International works side by side with Christians all around the world.

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YHWH and Marginalization: Israel’s Widows and Abuelita Theology
By: Katrina Armas | January 30, 2021
Abuelita theology recognizes the imago Dei in poor and marginalized women such as widows and grandmothers, understanding that when the image of God is degraded in one, it is degraded in all.   

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Ties that Bind Women in Islam and Christianity
By: Kristin Lassen | January 30, 2021
Christian and Muslim women have faced similar struggles and thus can encourage one another as co-laborers in respectful dialogue.

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Ordained Women in the Church
By: Christine Marchetti | January 30, 2021
Abundant canonical, literary, and epigraphical evidence proves women were ordained leaders in the church for centuries. Women who aspire to ordained ministry today can be encouraged by the rich history of women’s ordination.

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Also a Mother: Asian Feminist Theology Promotes God Also as Mother
By: Kay Bonikowsky | January 30, 2021
Arising from the experiences of Asian women, Asian feminist theology provides an example of viewing God not only as Father, but also as Mother.

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Rediscovering the Marys: Maria, Mariamne, Miriam
By: Elizabeth Ann R. Willett | January 30, 2021
Seventeen essays explore how the biblical Miriam, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary of Bethany, and Mary Magdalene were portrayed in the early Christian era, also touching on Jewish and Muslim interpretations.

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Racism, Revolution, and Redemption: Let’s Not Do 2020 Again
By: Daniel Fan | January 30, 2021
Racism is best overcome through redemptive relationships.

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