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Corinth, Women, and Rhetoric

Might some of the confusion over the role of women in 1 Corinthians stem from a failure to identify when Paul is actually quoting someone else’s opinion? My CHR 150 class addressed some of this last week when we discussed Paul’s teachings about spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians 12–14. Scot McKnight goes even deeper as he describes some of Lucy Peppiatt’s conclusions in her new book, Women and Worship at Corinth. Interesting!

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  1. If it’s of any interest to the discussion, I came across an old Jewish teaching that might explain what Paul’s reference was, when he was talking about being silent for the sake of the angels. (http://weekendfisher.blogspot.com/2015/01/silent-for-sake-of-angels.html)

    Take care & God bless
    WF

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