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Editor's Reflection: Summer 2023

By: Havilah Dharamraj | August 7, 2023

The Summer issue of Priscilla Papers includes five articles and a sermon that examine how culture influences society's understanding of gender roles.

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God as Motherly Father and Fatherly Mother

By: Joshua Robert Barron | August 7, 2023

Learning from ancient theologians and from twenty-first-century African Christians can help Christians worldwide grow in theological maturity. They help us, for example, understand that the grammatical gender of pronouns referring to God varies from language to language. 

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Authority to Cover Her Head: The Liberating Message of 1 Corinthians 11:3–16

By: Juliann Bullock | August 7, 2023

Read within its cultural context, 1 Corinthians 11:3–16 grants women a position of freedom and honor within the church.  

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Negotiating Boundaries: Reading Pauline Prescriptions in Their Cultural Context

By: Colin Gauld | August 7, 2023

Paul’s instructions in Ephesians 5 and 1 Timothy 2 are context-dependent applications of Christian principles. We too should carefully work our way through cultural boundaries as we proclaim the gospel.

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Caste and Gender in India: The Bakht Singh Assemblies and Egalitarianism

By: Ziv Reuben | August 7, 2023

The Bakht Singh Assemblies, an Indian indigenous denomination established in the mid-twentieth century, promoted gender egalitarianism as it engaged the caste question.

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In Spite of the Culture: A Sermon

By: Beulah Wood | August 7, 2023

The Bible tells of many married women who acted with independent agency, with or without their husbands.

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Together in the New Humanity

By: Craig Keener | May 5, 2023

Paul's letter to the Ephesians supports an egalitarian understanding of Galatians 3:28, rooted in Genesis and other Old Testament texts.

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Absalom, David, and Tamar: God’s Heart Through Loss, Not Misogyny

By: Kate Danahy | May 5, 2023

It was not David's violence that made him a man after God's own heart.

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Rediscovering an Evangelical Heritage

By: J. G. Brown | May 5, 2023

Christianity laid the foundations for the nineteenth-century women’s rights movement.

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