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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Winter 2000

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 2000 Volume 14 Issue 1

Winter 2000

Volume: 14 | Number: 1

Scripture and Race

This issue looks at the role of scripture in response to gender and race issues.


A More Excellent Way: Race and Gender Reconciliation Through Christ
By: Brenda Salter McNeil | January 31, 2000
By looking at the life of Jesus, the one who came to reconcile the world to himself, we can extrapolate several principles and requirements for reconciliation.

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Who is My Neighbor?
By: Spencer Perkins | January 31, 2000
Stripped of all the theological debates and boiled down to its raw essence, Christianity and Christians will be judged by two actions: how much we love God and how well we demonstrate that by loving our neighbor. This is Christianity in a nutshell. But pushing these two great commands to the back pages of our [...]

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Habits of Companionship
By: Jo Kadlecek | January 31, 2000
I used to hate the word lonely. Where I came from, to say you were lonely was to admit weakness. Even to utter the word was to confess vulnerability. You were exposed, out of control. And maybe a little incompetent. God forbid a white, educated, middle-class woman from the great American West should be incompetent!

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A Biblical Response to America's Racial and Ethnic Crisis
By: Steve Nicholson | January 31, 2000
I knew the Bible had hundreds of scriptures about the poor, but I never suspected it had so much to say about the problems of a multi-ethnic society. However, I found dozens of scriptures that spoke very directly to the ethnic problems we are facing as a nation. 

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Hidden Africans Of The Bible And Early Church
By: Catherine Clark Kroeger | January 31, 2000
All of us have a right to know and applaud the important biblical role played by Africans. People of African descent may claim the deep roots of their ancestors in the Bible.

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