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Priscilla Papers – Recent Issues

Character Sketches

Autumn 2019 (Vol. 33, No. 4)

The theme of this issue of Priscilla Papers is Character Sketches. Each article gives insight into one or more Bible characters. Tyler Allred shares with us his careful and insightful reading of Philippians 4:2–3. David Malick writes about the poor widow who gave two small coins in the temple. Elizabeth Willett explains the ability of the Hebrew language, unlike the English language, to express certain words as grammatically feminine. Josiah Callaghan sketches Sarah and Julie Wash fills in our understanding of Jael. Book reviews of Vindicating the Vixens and Consider the Women are also featured. 

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The New Testament and Church History

Summer 2019 (Vol. 33, No. 3)

In this issue, authors discuss Maria Woodworth Etter, a key figure in the founding of Pentecostalism, parallells between the well-know story of John 7:53-8:11 and abuse of women across the centuries, and healthier approaches to evangelical biblical interpretation. Book reviews of Phobe: A Story and What the Bible Actually Teaches on Women are also featured.

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Bible Translation

Spring 2019 (Vol. 33, No. 2)


In this issue, authors examine the power of Bible translation, offer a compilation of supporting arguments for the sex of the apostle Junia, provide insights into relationships among the Maasai people of Kenya and how they instruct the global church, and offer an argument attributing 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 to an early reader rather than Paul. 

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Marriage and Sexuality

Winter 2019 (Vol. 33, No. 1)


In this issue, authors examine marriage and sexuality, biblical and contemporary, from an egalitarian viewpoint.

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Social Sciences

Autumn 2018 (Vol. 32, No. 4)


This issue looks at gender from the perspective of the social sciences. How does age play into complementarian gender roles, what does a theology of daughterhood look like, how can we center marginalized voices, and more).

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New Testament Women

Summer 2018 (Vol. 32, No. 3)


This issue explores the world of New Testament women and examines New Testament passages on women. Included are the three winners of CBE’s 2017 academic student paper competition (papers were presented at the 2017 Orlando conference).

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Old Testament Women

Spring 2018 (Vol. 32, No. 2)


This issue explores Old Testament women—Deborah, prophets, the women of Proverbs, and Ruth.

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Song of Songs

Winter 2018 (Vol. 32, No. 1)


This issue explores egalitarian themes in Song of Songs, along with a review of Kevin Giles’ latest book and an in-depth look at 1 Corinthians 14.

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30th Anniversary Issue

Autumn 2017 (Vol. 31, No. 4)


Priscilla Papers is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a compilation of some of the best articles we’ve published over the last three decades. Along with these, find a few new book reviews.

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