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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Winter 1988

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 Winter 1988 Volume 2 Issue 1

Winter 1988

Volume: 2 | Number: 1

New Viewpoints

Grammar distinction shines light on 1 Timothy 2:1-15, a review of Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation, and an article about three leaders who challenged the common perspective on headship within the Holiness Movement.


Who are the Women in 1 Timothy 2:1-15 (Part 1)
By: Berkeley Mickelsen | January 30, 1988
This passage in I Timothy has caused much confusion about what women can or cannot do in church services or in teaching. In the oft-heated discussions, a verse or two, or even a single phrase is sometimes selected and the rest of the passage ignored.

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Holiness Perspectives on Headship and Women's Equality
By: Susie C. Stanley | January 30, 1988
This article will examine briefly the views of headship expressed by three leaders in the early Holiness Movement. They claimed that the doctrine of headship or submission was irrelevant in arguments opposing women’s ordination and limited the discussion of headship to relationships within marriage.

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Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation
By: James R. Beck | January 31, 1988
Biblical feminists will be interested in a chapter titled "Family: Toward Androgyny." Hunter's sociological study of evangelical college and seminary students surveys current attitudes regarding world, morality, self, theology, politics, and the family.

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