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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)

Winter
Volume 35
Number 1

Though no single organization can tackle injustice toward women everywhere in the world, CBE nevertheless takes seriously the global task of promoting egalitarianism. This issue of Priscilla Papers continues CBE’s global reach. 

Contents

CBE International works side by side with Christians all around the world.

Christian and Muslim women have faced similar struggles and thus can encourage one another as co-laborers in respectful dialogue.

Abundant canonical, literary, and epigraphical evidence proves women were ordained leaders in the church for centuries. Women who aspire to ordained ministry today can be encouraged by the rich history of women’s ordination.

Arising from the experiences of Asian women, Asian feminist theology provides an example of viewing God not only as Father, but also as Mother.

Seventeen essays explore how the biblical Miriam, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary of Bethany, and Mary Magdalene were portrayed in the early Christian era, also touching on Jewish and Muslim interpretations.

Racism is best overcome through redemptive relationships.

Abuelita theology recognizes the imago Dei in poor and marginalized women such as widows and grandmothers, understanding that when the image of God is degraded in one, it is degraded in all.