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Academic

All of the articles in this issue were presented at conferences, and it also includes two book reviews.

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When people share their stories of harmful church teachings about gender roles, we’re accustomed to real horror stories of abuse. We also know that the problem is far more widespread, and it’s not always so overt.

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Female theology students in a rural context are often online students who don’t regularly see flesh-and-blood role models: women who are leading in church, teaching a mixed congregation and fulfilling other roles.

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What we believe, our theology, is not separate, not something we can compartmentalize away from how Christians minister to the problems of our world.

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Known as the girl effect, researchers show that when communities esteem both males and females and invest in their potential equally, these communities are more likely to enjoy flourishing.

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Priscilla Papers is created by and for people with a broad range of gifts, professions, callings, and interests. Together, we are advancing evangelical gender egalitarianism.

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My sister, Becky, was seven years older than me, and trying to prove myself as smart and beautiful as she was would capture my attention well into my twenties. Becky was a wonderful older sister.

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“Healthy” is not exactly the adjective I would match with the word “sexuality,” especially when it comes to the ways the church and Christians have portrayed and lived out what we believe about sex these past few centuries.

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We wanted to gather a variety of voices in a conversation about the past, the present, and the future of the egalitarian movement. But I’d like to take a brief moment to begin to imagine where we might go in the future.

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God gave our founders the talent, strength, and wisdom they needed to promote mutuality in compelling ways, especially among those who believed affirming women’s leadership ignored the teachings of Scripture.

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