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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Summer 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)

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Priscilla Papers Summer 1999 Volume 13 Issue 3

Summer 1999

Volume: 13 | Number: 3

Selfless Women

Take a look at women of the Bible such as Mary and Priscilla and what we can learn from their open-hearted and openhanded examples.


Redemption: An Image Of Biblical Equality
By: LaDonna Osborn | July 31, 1999
One of the reasons that I am so drawn to CBE is that I see it as an international organization that relates to the peoples of the world and has a heart for the entire world.

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Count the Cost
By: Gretchen Gaebelein Hull | July 31, 1999
We can rejoice that increasingly women are freed from unbiblical restraints, at last able to use their gifts as God calls. But we also recognize that this movement of the Spirit has not “just happened.”

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Partners in Mission
By: Dan Gentry Kent | July 31, 1999
The emphasis in the New Testament is not on competition—it is rather on such qualities as unity, cooperation, and teamwork. These qualities remind me of my favorite Bible couple, Aquila and Priscilla.

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Mary, God's Servant: Her Story Retold
By: Linda Marion Montgomery | July 31, 1999
The New Testament is the earliest source for Mary. Galatians, possibly written around 57 AD, speaks of Jesus being “born of a woman” (Gal 4:4); that is our earliest reference to the mother of Christ. All the Gospels, probably written between 70 and 100 AD, testify to the existence of Mary.

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