Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Category: Paul and Women

Who was Chloe of Corinth

Who was Chloe of Corinth?

Chloe is a woman mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:11? Was she a pagan or a Christian? A concerned house church leader or the quarrelsome leader of a faction?

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1 Timothy 2:12

1 Timothy 2:12 in Context: Introduction

This 5-part series takes a close look at 1 Timothy 2:12, at what it does and doesn’t say, as well as providing some cultural context. Part 1 looks at the pitfalls of using 1 Timothy 2:12 as a proof text.

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Plutarch and Paul on Husbands and Wives

Plutarch and Paul on Husbands and Wives

While reading Plutarch’s “Advice to the Bride and Groom,” it struck me that some Christians sound like Plutarch ( a 1st-century pagan author), rather than like Paul, in what they say about men and women and marriage.

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Women, Eve and Deception

Does the Bible teach that women are more easily deceived, or more deceptive, than men? In this article I take a quick look at what the Bible says about women and deception, and especially at Eve.

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“Equality” in Paul’s Letters

Paul wanted equality for all Christians and he wrote about this in his letters. In some verses equality was implied. In other verses the concept of equality was clearly stated. Equality was Paul’s goal (2 Corinthians 8:14, NIV 2011).

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