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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Autumn 2005

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.

Priscilla Papers Autumn 2005

Autumn 2005

Volume: 19 | Number: 4

Young Egalitarian Voices

In these bold papers written by late teenagers and early twenty-somethings, we may very well be hearing our future spokespeople.

Contents

Editor's Reflections | Autumn 2005
By: William David Spencer | October 31, 2005
Why not listen to the best of all these voices and hear where egalitarian scholarship will be going in the mid-twenty-first century when our present voices dim? In these bold papers written by late teenagers and early twenty-somethings, we may very well be hearing our future spokespeople.

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Finding Our Identity: Women’s Commissioning Service Presentation Bethel Seminary, June 14, 2005
By: DesAnne Hippe | October 31, 2005
Women’s Commissioning Service Presentation Bethel Seminary, June 14, 2005

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Reflections on Chapter 2 of Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
By: Leah Welch | October 31, 2005
Arguably, Mary Wollstonecraft can be as relevant today as she was in 1792 when she wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Her critique of societal norms and the education of women and children was revolutionary when she wrote it, and it still has the capability to be influential today. 

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Transformational Relationships in Light of Early and Late Modern Categories in the Gender Debates
By: Justin Miller | October 31, 2005
In the article, “Sharing in the Divine Nature: Transformation, Koinonia and the Doctrine of God,” LeRon Shults notes three important late-modern developments in the doctrine of God: the retrieval of divine Infinity, the revival of Trinitarian doctrine, and a renewed conceptualization of God as primal Futurity. These developments were facilitated in part [...]

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On Whether 1 Corinthians 11:2–16 Allows an Egalitarian Exegesis
By: Alex Bearden | October 31, 2005
An unfortunate history of misinterpretation and abuse has surrounded 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. It has been taken out of context and used to suppress women’s involvement in the ministry of the church. The egalitarian interpretation, however, finally perceives this verse, not as a tool of oppression, but as one with a helpful cross-cultural message. 

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Wild at Heart: Essential Reading or “Junk Food of the Soul”?
By: Nealson Munn, Brynn Camery-Hoggatt | October 31, 2005
Eldredge’s immense popularity, must not be allowed to disguise the fact that his suggestions are often incongruent with the teachings of Jesus. Although the author’s premise may be valid (men are bored with contemporary church life; change must be made in an effort to address this problem), his corollary ideas are both untrue [...]

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