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Artemis of the Ephesians in First-Century Ephesus and Ramifications for How We Read 1 Timothy

by Sandra Glahn | August 02, 2019

2019 "Created to Thrive" CBE International Conference

Many scholars have asserted that Artemis of the Ephesians was a fertility goddess—but the evidence for that view is several centuries after the apostle Paul. So who was Artemis Ephesia at the time of the earliest Christians, and what, if any, ramifications are there for how we understand 1 Timothy?