Category Archives: Role of Women

The Role of Women at Wineskins; The rest of the posts

The last two posts of my series on the role of women are now posted. The first two dealt with 1 Cor 14:33b-35. The second two deal with the Holy Spirit and what authority comes from the giftedness that comes … Continue reading

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The Role of Women at Wineskins

I’ve begun a brief series at Wineskins responding to Matthew Morine’s article in the September issue of the Gospel Advocate available at  “The Feminist Agenda Within the Churches of Christ.” The gist of Matthew’s argument is that the giftedness of … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (From the comments: Slaves who are elders)

Continuing to post material from the comments for the benefit of readers who subscribe only to the main posts. Reader John F posted a comment asking for support for my earlier statement that in early Christianity some elders were slaves … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (Pepperdine Presentations on Role of Women)

[Reposting to add a third presentation.] Randy Elliot’s presentation has, at long last, been posted as a podcast. Randy participated in the discussion here a few days before Pepperdine regarding the interpretation of 1 Cor 14:33b-37, which was the subject … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (Presentations at Pepperdine on the Role of Women)

Randy Elliot’s presentation has, at long last, been posted as a podcast. Randy participated in the discussion here a few days before Pepperdine regarding the interpretation of 1 Cor 14:33b-37, which was the subject of his PBL talk. (It’s number … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (from the comments: The grammar of submission)

Longtime reader Alan (he’s been commenting almost as long as I’ve been blogging) asked, Jay, the apostle Paul wrote through inspiration that the Law requires that a woman be in submission. So I accept that as true. [I agree.] It … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (a discussion of Junia(s) in Rom 16:7 from the comments)

The subseries on 1 Cor 14:33b-37 hasn’t produced the most comments of any series, but I think it’s produced the most interesting discussion. Rather than rehashing well-worn debating points from 100 years ago, the readers have delved deeply into the … Continue reading

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