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Book Review: Tell Her Story: How Women Led, Taught, and Ministered in the Early Church

By: Brianna Cortez | March 14, 2023

Whereas most books on women in ministry primarily focus on contested Bible verses, Nijay K. Gupta’s "Tell Her Story" takes a different approach. Gupta studies women throughout the Old and New Testament first, as if to say, these are the stories we need to shape our view of women—the ones that depict what [...]

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Editor's Reflection: Winter 2023

By: Jeff Miller | February 15, 2023

Priscilla Papers here begins its thirty-seventh year. As many of our readers know, all issues—dating back to 1987—are freely available at

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Topics: Editorial

Book Review: Women and the Gender of God

By: Todd Edmondson | February 15, 2023

God “harbors no preference for males because God the Father is not male and God the Son is male like no other.” 

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Social Action and the Canaanite Woman of Matthew 15

By: Molly Tomashek | November 3, 2022

In Matt 15:21–28 Matthew presents Jesus as the mirror that exposes the need for social action. A socio-rhetorical approach informs the modern reader’s engagement for social change as seen in the text’s dialogue, characterization, Jewish perspective, and contextual significance.

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The Ministry of Women and the Merger of Church and State in Fourth-Century Christianity

By: Shelley Siemens Janzen | November 3, 2022

Christianity's fourth-century merger with the Roman Empire suppressed the NT pattern of welcoming women as exemplary servant leaders.

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Book Review: Valiant or Virtuous? Gender Bias in Bible Translation

By: Michaela Miller | November 3, 2022

Suzanne McCarthy has offered a unique and valuable resource for egalitarian readers who are interested in the nuances of gender in Bible translation.

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Editor's Reflection: Autumn 2022

By: Jeff Miller | November 3, 2022

All the items in the following pages are high-quality and worthy of your careful consideration. Furthermore, all the articles were written by graduate students, hence the theme of the issue, “Student Scholarship.”

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Vindicating Bathsheba

By: Amanda Pence | November 3, 2022

If we truly want to cultivate a culture in our church where women and men thrive as equals, we must stop blaming victims, including Bathsheba, who honored the Torah much more than David did. We must listen when someone comes forward, believe that they are acting in good faith, and investigate.

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A Medieval Makeover: Women's Roles Before and After the Reformation

By: Michele Arndt | November 3, 2022

The journey of women’s leadership in the church is hardly a straight line. It is a curvy road with plenty of twists and turns, sometimes pointing women to lead and, at other times, pointing them right out the door. One result of the Protestant Reformation was to drive women out of leadership and into [...]

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