Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism


Salome in Gospels

Salome: Follower of Jesus and Myrrh Bearer

Salome was a devoted follower of Jesus. She was a witness of his crucifixion, and of the empty tomb when she went to brought spices to anoint Jesus’s body. Salome is mentioned only in Mark’s Gospel, but many more times in other early church documents.

Salome was one of several women known as myrrh bearers, but her identity is often confused with other such women. Who was she?

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ordination, authority, Twelve Apostles, priests, women ministers

1 Timothy 2:12 in a Nutshell

In this short article (500 words), I put forward the case that 1 Timothy 2:12 says nothing, one way or the other, about whether competent women can be pastors, preachers, priests, elders, or any kind of church leader or minister.

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