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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Winter 2004

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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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 Winter 2004

Winter 2004

Volume: 18 | Number: 1

The Benefits of Women's Equality

If women were seen as equal to men, we would not only see major improvements in their lives around the world, but we would all benefit because we are meant to work together as men and women.

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Editor's Reflections | Winter 2004
By: Victoria Peterson-Hilleque | January 31, 2004
If women were seen as equal to men, I believe we would not only see major improvements in their lives around the world, but we would all benefit.

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Gender-Based Violence and Biblical Equality: Case Studies in Sierra Leone
By: Jo Anne Lyon | January 31, 2004
I was in Sierra Leone on an assessment trip with World Hope International and connected with a Washington Post reporter. We traveled together to various parts of the country—he was researching stories while I was doing assessments. 

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Women and the Aims of Jesus
By: John E. Phelan, Jr. | January 31, 2004
The church stands before the world representing the life of the kingdom-anticipating the life of the kingdom. In this kingdom, Jesus declared holiness was not about separation, but about access. In this kingdom, Jesus declared the least, the lost, and the losers are invited to the party.

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Recognition, Rewards, and Renewal in the Book of Ruth
By: Funmi Para-Mallam | January 31, 2004
Over time, I have realized Ruth illustrates how God deals with us as individuals. He pursues us passionately and lovingly as individuals, and he calls us to partner with him personally.

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Evangelical Identity and Gendered Family Life
By: Carrie A. Miles | January 31, 2004
Evangelical Identity and Gendered Family Life, by Oregon State University sociology professor Sally K. Gallagher, is a detailed study of evangelical attitudes toward gender and the family. 

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