Feminist Companion To Paul

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The seventh volume of this Companion series is devoted to the writings ascribed to Paul but widely thought not to be genuiinely from the Apostle. These are of particular importance in showing how Paul's authority was exploited in the Early Church, and the topics addressed often deal with Christian discipline and hierarchy. Hence there is a particularly strong feminist agenda to be explored here.The Pastoral Epistles, Ephesians and Colossians are prominent among the writings addressed in this sparkling collection,...

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Overview

The seventh volume of this Companion series is devoted to the writings ascribed to Paul but widely thought not to be genuiinely from the Apostle. These are of particular importance in showing how Paul's authority was exploited in the Early Church, and the topics addressed often deal with Christian discipline and hierarchy. Hence there is a particularly strong feminist agenda to be explored here.The Pastoral Epistles, Ephesians and Colossians are prominent among the writings addressed in this sparkling collection, and the authors include David Scholer, Luise Schottroff, Bonnie Thurston, Lilian Portefaix, Sara Winter and Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger.

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Amy-Jill Levine is the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion, and director of the Carpenter Program in religion, gender and sexuality in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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Table of Contents

Margaret MacDonald, "Early Christian Women Married to Unbelievers"

Mary Ann Beavis, "2 Thess. 3.10 and the Social Support of Women"

Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, "Emancipatory Elements in Ephesians 5:21-33, Why Feminist Scholarship Has (Mostly) Missed Them, and Why They Should Be Emphasized"

Elna Mouton, "(Re)Describing Reality? The Transformative Potential of Ephesians in Changing Times"

Angela Standhartinger, "The Epistle to the Congregation in Colossae and the Invention of the "Household Code""

David M. Scholer, "1 Timothy 2:9-15 and the Place of Women in the Church's Ministry"

Jouette Bassler, "Limits and Differentiation: The Calculus of Widows in 1 Tim. 5.3-16"

Lilian Portefaix, " "Good Citizenship" in the Household of God: Women's Position in the

Pastorals Reconsidered in Light of Roman Rule"

Bonnie Thurston, "1Timothy and Leadership of Women in the Church"

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