Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Tag: 1 Corinthians

Women’s Hair in Corinth and in Sydney

Was Paul concerned about women’s hair or veils in ancient Corinth? Would he be concerned about it in 21st-century Sydney? I wrote this piece in response to teaching at the Equip 17 women’s conference.

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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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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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Rewards. Filled with the Spirit, Image via Pexels 67843

Rewards

Jesus and Paul both spoke about rewards for those who faithfully serve God and his people. What we are doing now has a direct bearing on our future, eternal life.

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