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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Spring 1995

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 Spring 1995 Volume 9 Issue 2

Spring 1995

Volume: 9 | Number: 2


This issue includes articles on how belief and not action is the essence of new life, the importance of co-leadership in marriage, the story of the great hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander, and studies on Judges.  


Believing the Right Thing
By: Kathryn E. Stegall | April 30, 1995
I was confronted with the need to exercise my faith to believe that by his rich grace God had made me alive in Christ so that I was no longer a foreigner and alien in the church but never quite a brother or fellow citizen either.

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Two-Headed Leadership Monster Or An Equal Partnership?
By: Jan Huffaker | April 30, 1995
Who says dual leadership won’t work?? Who says some one person has to make the ultimate decision? This is not a “truth” that I find explicitly stated in Scripture, nor is it one that has panned out in real life in every case. I would suggest that it is in the category of “old-husbands’ [...]

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Jesus Calls Us
By: Julia Ann Flora | April 30, 1995
This is the centenary year marking the death on October 12 of Cecil Frances Alexander, one of the greatest women hymn writers. Her funeral in Londonderry attracted a great crowd from all of Great Britain to pay tribute to this noble woman.

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A Negative Model Of Manhood In Judges 19
By: Craig Keener | April 30, 1995
In a society where men still hold most of the social power and where the average husband possesses more physical power than the average wife, we desperately need models of manhood that stress responsibility rather than exploitation, service rather than abuse of power.

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A New Testament Perspective on the Treatment of “Everywoman”
By: Gretchen Gaebelein Hull | April 30, 1995
Chapters 17 through 21 of the Book of Judges record the depths of social depravity in possibly Scripture’s clearest depiction of the flaws of a patriarchal society. These chapters truly show the ultimate in degradation: idolatry, pride, selfishness, moral perversion, and insensitivity to human life. Chapters 19-21 also reveal the most awful violations of the human [...]

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By: Celeste Schroeder | April 30, 1995
Rendered invisible it has happened just too many times times two squared and more. Even worse is being rendered visible but not really important. Your voice is not really that important they say. It doesn’t have the right credentials, Many books behind you ... a following... or enough degrees, or how could you really have [...]

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