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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Autumn 1989

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 Autumn 1989 Volume 3 Issue 4

Autumn 1989

Volume: 3 | Number: 4

Tapestry of Believers

Why Christians need to come together and acknowledge each other despite differences and an examination of the question, “Is there a biblical feminism?”


A Call to Co-operation
By: Robyn Claydon | October 31, 1989
When the term "co-operation" is used, the emphasis is usually on "co" -together, but let us not forget that the phrase means as much "working" together as working "together." There is action involved in "co-operation", but it is an action undertaken in unity. 

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Is There a Biblical Feminism?
By: Rebecca Pentz | October 31, 1989
Whereas I see no need to defend, only to lament, the sexism of Christendom, I do think feminine Christians should think again about what Jesus himself taught. Jesus was a man. How did his maleness affect how he related to, and what he taught about, women?

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Asking the Tough Questions: Is There Equality in Christians for Biblical Equality?
By: Jeff Bolton | October 31, 1989
If someone were to call me a feminist in the true definition of the word, I would proudly accept the title. I believe in the social, political, and – more importantly – the biblically-based equality of all in Christ. But I can not accept the title of feminist because of what it seems to have become in [...]

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