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Issue

Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Winter 2001

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 Winter 2001 Volume 15 Issue 1

Winter 2001

Volume: 15 | Number: 1

A Fresh Perspective

You will be challenged and informed by the arti­cles in this issue with topics covering equality, complementarians and authority, and a fresh look at Eve. 

Contents

Editor's Reflections | Winter 2001
By: Carol R. Thiessen | January 31, 2001
You will be challenged and informed by the arti­cles in this issue with topics covering equality, complementarians and authority, and a fresh look at Eve. 

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Can you Believe in Inerrancy and Equality?
By: Dan Gentry Kent | January 31, 2001
Inerrancy is a doctrinal position, a conviction regarding the nature of the Bible. A belief in the equality of male and female, on the other hand, is a matter of the interpretation of the Bible, hermeneutics: “The place of women in the Bible is an interpretive, hermeneutical question. It is not an inerrancy question.”

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Another Look at Eve: Mother Eve gets a bad rap. But is it justified?
By: Jane McNally | January 31, 2001
Traditional Jewish and Christian interpretations of the early chapters of Genesis have led to the heaviest blame often falling on Eve for the entrance of sin and death into the world... Faulty interpretations of many Bible texts concerning women foster the low status, oppression, and abuse of women the world around, which is one [...]

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A Tale of Two New Testament Couples: Ordinary people, extraordinary marriages
By: Virgil A. Olson | January 31, 2001
There are several New Testament passages dealing with the proper relationship between husband and wife. The words of Jesus and the writings of Paul and Peter are quite explicit about the roles and responsibilities of husband and wife. But there are only a few stories in the New Testament that give us any information about [...]

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Gender Authority
By: Del Birkey | January 31, 2001
Part 1 of a 3-part series, presented here, focuses on the radical redefinition of authority Jesus taught and set in motion for his church; it considers the complementarians’ circuitous idea of gender authority.

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Woman in the Pulpit
By: Mimi Haddad | January 31, 2001
Woman in the Pulpit exposes the myriad ways in which Christians read the Bible inconsistently. "A practice prohibited in one sentence and regulated in another, by the same author, shows either variability in opinion, or else an intended limitation in the original prohibition."

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