Register now for "Tell Her Story: Women in Scripture and History!" Spots are still available! Click here to learn more!


Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Spring 1999

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 Spring 1999 Volume 13 Issue 2

Spring 1999

Volume: 13 | Number: 2

Overcoming Barriers

We can overcome our fear of differences by facing them and changing the way we perceive them.


Overcoming Barriers
By: Jennifer Sudderth | April 30, 1999
Jesus Christ wants his body to become one—every church, every person. He wants his body to experience the unity with him and with each other that he experiences with his Father. But this unity is hindered by barriers of many kinds.

Keep Reading

Women and Other Creatures: A Gender Debate
By: Joe E. Trull | April 30, 1999
The status of “women and other creatures” has been a topic of constant debate ever since the woman ate the forbidden fruit and the man blamed her and God for the consequences (Gen 3:9-12).

Keep Reading

Who Is Worthy to Minister?
By: Madeline Steele Johnston | April 30, 1999
One of the earliest splits in the church, born of uncompromising convictions, came precisely over the issue of who was worthy to minister, and the body of believers survived it! Looking back, historians and theologians view this split as a blessing for the church, because it doubled its ministerial force.

Keep Reading

Jessie Penn-Lewis: Revival and God's Word on Women
By: Mimi Haddad | April 30, 1999
Preaching throughout Great Britain, Scandinavia, India, Russia, and North America, Jessie Penn-Lewis taught the Bible’s affirmation of women in public ministry. Penn-Lewis believed the movement of the Holy Spirit, poured out on women and men throughout history, is always in harmony with Scripture. A prolific writer, Penn-Lewis wrote more than thirty books; many were [...]

Keep Reading