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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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Perspectives on Paul and Homosexuality

Believers who condemn gays often use Paul’s comment in Romans as airtight proof of their position, but there are three reasonable alternative perspectives of this passage: Paul thought homosexuality was evil Paul had in mind practices connected with idol worship … Continue reading

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