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Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Spring 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 Spring 1988Volume 2 Issue 2

Spring 1988

Volume: 2 | Number: 2

Playing the Part

One writer notes the differences between the Traditional View and The Egalitarian View of evangelicals and a review of the book A Cord of Three Strands.


The Role of Women in the Church, in Society and in the Home
By: W. Ward Gasque | April 30, 1988
The two divergent approaches to the question of the role of women which are common among contemporary Evangelical Christians we might call the Traditional View (the majority opinion) and the Egalitarian View (the minority opinion).

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Who Are the Women in I Timothy 2:1-15 (Part 2)
By: Berkeley Mickelsen | April 30, 1988
We turn our attention to the presence or absence of the Greek article in the crucial passages that have been used for centuries to limit the participation of women in teaching and leadership in the church.

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A Cord of Three Strands: A Way for Both Men and Women to Be Used Fully by God
By: Alvera Mickelsen | April 30, 1988
This book makes a distinct contribution to the current literature on biblical teachings about men and women in marriage and as co-workers in the service of Christ. The three strands in Wright's book refers to man, woman, and God.

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Equal to Serve: Women and Men in the Church and Home
By: CBE International | April 30, 1988
"We are to concentrate on the inner characteristics of a person, not on his or her gender." So states author Gretchen Gaebelein Hull, a biblical feminist whose new book, Equal To Serve, comes to grips with the controversial social issues of today. 

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