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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Summer 1996

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 1996 Volume 10 Issue 3

Summer 1996

Volume: 10 | Number: 3

Who are We?

This issue includes a study of II John, and snapshots of Mary and Martha.


Who Was the “Chosen Lady” of 2 John?
By: Lamar Wadsworth | July 31, 1996
Here in this little letter is all the Bible tells us about the chosen lady: John had the highest regard for her as a colleague in ministry. She was well-known among the churches to which 1 John was written. She was a gracious and loving person.

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Snapshots of a Devout Woman
By: Patricia A. Halverson | July 31, 1996
A picture of a certain woman appears on three of the pages. A closer look reveals that in each of these three encounters between Jesus and this woman, she is at his feet. In two of the pictures, people are angry with her—but not Jesus. In only one photo is she speaking, and that [...]

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Revisiting the Story of Martha
By: Linda Marion Montgomery | July 31, 1996
Of all the things I know about Martha, the most thrilling to me is the fact that she and Peter had almost identical Christological confessions (John 11:27, Matt. 16:16).

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From My Point of View:
By: James V. Potter | July 31, 1996
“If wives were submissive like God intended them to be, there wouldn’t be any domestic violence” is a statement that I have heard over and over again during my years as a counselor. These comments have not all come from the lips of battering husbands, but from many Christian workers and members of the [...]

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