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The Special Case of Women Keeping Silent in the Church in 1 Corinthians

A few weeks ago, in Blaming Paul for Things He Never Said, I mentioned that I was aware of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 which has special issues and should be considered separately. My thought had to do with the church at … Continue reading

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The Many Women Leaders in Paul’s Circles Don’t Seem to Represent Christian Patriarchy

Those who embrace Christian patriarchy and restrictions on women in church often refer to 1 Corinthians 14 for support: Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law … Continue reading

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