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    Women and the Bible

    Paul’s Egalitarian Reading of the Old Testament

    Gail Wallace

    For years I struggled with my relationship with the apostle Paul. On the one hand, as a teenager, I was completely taken with…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    The Quick Start Guide to Equality in Genesis

    Hannah Thompson

    The creation accounts in Genesis are of utmost importance when discussing gender relations within the Church. “Creation order” is a foundational claim of…

    "Notorious" Passages / Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    5 Reasons to Stop Using 1 Timothy 2:12 Against Women

    Gail Wallace

    Hundreds of pages have been written on this chapter, with almost as many interpretations, proving this to be one of the least understood…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    On 1 Corinthians 14 & Women’s Silence in Church

    Mark Kubo

    It is all too easy for the loudest and most prolific voices to dominate what a young Christian hears about gender relationships in…

    Women and the Bible

    When Translators Add (Gendered Pronouns) to the Text

    Gail Wallace

    One of my pet peeves about some translations of the Bible is the way translators have added masculine pronouns that don’t exist in…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and the Bible

    Is Male Authority “Implied” in the Bible?

    Bob Edwards

    in Ephesians 5:24, Greek manuscripts of the New Testament frame male authority or the submission of wives to husbands not as command, but…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and the Bible

    Defusing the 1 Timothy 2:12 Bomb

    Gail Wallace

    A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man;[b] she…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Lost In Translation: A Look at 1 Timothy 2:12-15

    Bob Edwards

    In Lost in Translation, Part 1, Bob showed that some words in the Bible are translated differently when they refer to women as…

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