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"Priscilla and Aquila instructed Apollos more perfectly in the way of the Lord" (Acts 18:26)

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Spring
Volume 34
Number 2
Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism

Disciplines represented in this issue include archaeology, art history, church history, ecclesiology, genre studies, hermeneutics, homiletics, iconography, literary criticism, New and Old Testament exegesis, and theology.

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Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2
Editor's Reflection: Spring 2020

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.

Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2
Exploring the Garden of Feminine Motifs in Songs of Songs

Erdel proposes a dramatically different way of understanding the typological divine-human relationship in Song of Songs: The female beloved is a type of God, and the male lover is the type of unfaithful Israel.

Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2
Mary and Martha: Celebrating the Gifts of Others

This sermon on the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10 argues that the problem to be addressed is neither Martha’s housework nor Mary’s sitting at the feet of Jesus. Instead, the problem is judgment, which should be replaced with celebration of the gifts of others, even when those gifts differ from our own.

Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2
Women Leaders at the Table in Early Churches

The tradition of women raising the eucharistic cup is witnessed from the late 100s to the mid-500s, including evidence from the three oldest surviving iconographic artifacts that depict early Christians in real churches.

Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2
Women Priests and the Image of God

C. S. Lewis argued against women as priests in his 1948 essay, “Priestesses in the Church?” His reasoning was that a female priest could not adequately represent a male God. Winslow examines this reasoning and finds it lacking.