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Bibliography – 1 Timothy 2:12 in Context

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Bibliography for 1 Timothy 2:12 in Context

Ancient Sources

Aeschylus, Suppliant Women, 2 Vols, translated by Herbert Weir Smyth (LCL 145-146; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1926), 674.

Apuleius, The Golden Ass, translated by E.J. Kenney (London: Penguin Books, 1998, 2004)

Callimachus, “Hymn to Artemis,” in  Callimachus, Hymns and Epigrams. Lycophron. Aratus, translated by A.W and G.R. Mair (LCL 129; London: William Heineken, 1921).

Clement of Alexandria, Paedagogus, Book Three, at New Advent

______________  Exhortation to the Heathen, at New  Advent

Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, Book 3, at New Advent

Irenaeus, Against Heresies or (alternate title) On the Detection and Overthrow of the Falsly-Called Gnosis at New Advent.

Jerome, The Commentaries of Origen and Jerome on St Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians, translated by Ronald E. Heine (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Plato, “Theaetetus” in Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vol. 12, translated by Harold N. Fowler (LCL, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, 1921)

Plutarch, “The Life of Alexander”, The Parallel Lives by Plutarch (Loeb Classical Library edition, V0l. VII) (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1919)

Tertullian, Against the Valentinians, at New Advent

Xenophon of Ephesus, “Ephesiaca“, Erotici Scriptores Graeci, Vol 1. Rudolf Hercher, in aedibus B. G. Teubneri (Leipzig, 1858)

Modern Sources

Arnold, Clinton E., Ephesians: Power and Magic (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989)

Baugh, S. M., “A Foreign World: Ephesus in the First Century”, Women in the Church: An Analysis and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-1, Andreas Köstenberger and Thomas R. Schreiner, eds. Third Edition (Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2016)

____________ “A Foreign World: Ephesus in the First Century”, Women in the Church: An Analysis and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-1, Andreas Köstenberger and Thomas R. Schreiner, eds. Second Edition (Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2005)

____________ “Cult Prostitution in New Testament Ephesus: A Reappraisal”, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 42.3 (1999), 443-460.

Belleville, Linda L., “Teaching and Usurping Authority: 1 Timothy 2:11-15,” Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity without Hierarchy, Ronald Pierce and Rebecca Merrill Groothuis (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004), 205-223.

Braun, Mark, An Exegesis of  I Timothy 2:11‑15 and its Relation to the CHE Statement: “The Role of Man and Woman According to Holy Scripture”, Delivered to the Michigan District Southwestern Conference Pastoral Conference at Peace Lutheran Church, Otsego, MI. February 24, 1981.

Graf, Fritz, “Ephesia Grammata”, Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014.

Green, Michael, To Corinth with Love (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1988)

Hobgood-Oster, Laura, Another Eve: A Case Study in the Earliest Manifestations of Christian Esotericism at http://www.esoteric.msu.edu/Hobgood-Oster.html accessed December, 2009.

Hoeller, Stephan, A. The Genesis Factor (1999), at Gnosis.org
http://www.gnosis.org/genesis.html accessed December 2009.

Hugenberger, Gordon P., Women in Church Office: Hermeneutics or Exegesis? A Survey of Approaches to 1 Tim 2:8-15,  JETS 35/3 (September 1992) 341-360.

Köstenberger, Andreas, “A Complex Sentence: The syntax of 1 Timothy 2:12”, Women in the Church: An Analysis and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-1, Andreas Köstenberger and Thomas R. Schreiner, eds. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2000)

Krizo, Susanna, When Dogmas Die (Lake Mary, Fl: Creation House, 2009)

Kroeger, Catherine C., “Ancient Heresies and a Strange Greek Verb,” Reformed Journal, 29 (1979), 12-15. Available online at:

Krystek, Lee, Temple of Artemis, (1998) at:
http://www.unmuseum.org/ephesus.htm accessed December 2009

LiDonnici, Lynn R., “The Ephesian Megabyzos Priesthood and Religious Diplomacy at the End of the Classical Period”, Religion 29:3 (1999) 201-214.

Martin, Luther H., Hellenistic Religions: An Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987)

Murphy-O’Connor, Jerome, St Paul’s Ephesus: Texts and Archaeology (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2008)

Oster, Richard E., “Ephesus as a Religious Center Under the Principate I: Paganism Before Constantine”, Aufstieg und Niedergang der Römischen Welt II 18.3 (New York: W. de Gruyter, 1990) 1661-1728.

Pagels, Elaine, Adam, Eve and the Serpent (New York: Vintage Books, 1989)

Payne, Philip B., “1 Tim 2:12 and the Use of oude to Combine Two Elements to Express a Single Idea”, New Testament Studies 54:2 (April 2008) 235-253.

____________ Man and Woman, One in Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Paul’s Letters (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009)

Perriman, A. C., “What Eve Did, What Women Shouldn’t Do: The Meaning of Authenteō in 1 Timothy 2:12”, Tyndale Bulletin 44.1 (1993) 129-142.  http://www.tyndalehouse.com/TynBul/Library/TynBull_1993_44_1_08_Perriman_EveITim2.pdf

Pomeroy, Sarah B., “Reflections on Plutarch, Advice to the Bride and Groom:Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed”, in Plutarch’s Advice to the Bride and Groom and A Consolation to His Wife: English Translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays and Bibliography, Sarah B. Pomeroy (Ed.) (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999)

Rogers, Guy Maclean, Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos: Cult, Polis, and Change in the Graeco-Roman World (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012)

Shauf, Scott, Theology as History, History as Theology: Paul in Ephesus in Acts 19 (New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2005)

Smyth, Herbert Weir, and Gordon M. Messing, Greek Grammar (Harvard College, 1956/1984)

Strelan, Rick,  Paul, Artemis and the Jews in Ephesus (New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1996)

Thomas, Christine, “At Home in the City of Artemis: Religion in Ephesos in the Literary Imagination of the Roman Period”, Ephesos: Metropolis of Asia, Helmut Koester (ed) (Valley Forge: Trinity Press International, 1995)

Toews, John E., “Women in Church leadership: 1 Timothy 2:11-15, a Reconsideration”, in The Bible and the Church: Essays in Honor of Dr David Ewert, ed. A J. Dueck, H.J. Giesbert, and V.G. Shillington (Hillsboro, KS: Kindred, 1983)

Trebilco, Paul, The Early Christians at Ephesus from Paul to Ignatius (Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2004)

Usami, Koshi, Somatic Comprehension of Unity: The Church in Ephesus (Rome: Bible Institute Press, 1983)

Westfall, Cynthia Long, Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for Men and Women in Christ (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2016)

Wilshire, Leland E., Insight into Two Biblical Passages (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2010)

Wolters, Albert, “A Semantic Study of authentēs and its Derivatives”, Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, 1/11, Spring 2006, 44-65.
[This link is broken but the paper can be read here.]

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1 thought on “Bibliography – 1 Timothy 2:12 in Context

  1. […] Andrew Perriman (1993) notes that the use of epitrepō in the New Testament, in every case, is “. . . related to a specific and limited set of circumstances . . .”[2] Perriman goes on to say that, because of Paul’s choice of words, the instruction in verse 12 is more about [local] church governance and practice than about theological authority. Moreover, Perriman believes verse 12 to be parenthetical and that Paul’s real concern is not with women teaching, but that the Ephesian women (or woman) should learn in such a way that they will not be deceived by false teachers. Perriman’s suggestion that Paul’s real concern was about women learning is worth considering; however, I am not fully convinced by it. [More on the use of epitrepō in the New Testament here.] […]

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