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Priscilla's Letter: Finding the Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews

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Why was the Name of the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews lost so early in its history? Tracking down every clue, and developing a convincing line of reasoning, Ruth Hoppin contends that Priscilla -- a woman who was a leader in the early church and an associate of Paul -- is ultimately the only "suspect" who meets all the qualifications for authorship. Originally published in 1997, Priscilla's Letter: Finding the Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews was secretly taken out of print after only a few months of ...
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Overview

Why was the Name of the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews lost so early in its history? Tracking down every clue, and developing a convincing line of reasoning, Ruth Hoppin contends that Priscilla -- a woman who was a leader in the early church and an associate of Paul -- is ultimately the only "suspect" who meets all the qualifications for authorship. Originally published in 1997, Priscilla's Letter: Finding the Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews was secretly taken out of print after only a few months of availability. Circumstances suggest deliberate suppression, due to the influence of religious extremists who regard the concept of female authorship of the epistle intolerable. Recognition of Priscilla's claim will advance the social and religious status of all women.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781882897506
  • Publisher: Lost Coast Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Prayer for the Naming of a Star
1 We Are Witnesses to a Mystery 1
2 We Examine the Evidence 9
3 We Construct a Psychological Profile: Is the Author Feminine? 23
4 We Construct a Psychological Profile: Does the Author Identify With Women? 35
5 We View the Line-Up 55
6 We Meet the Author 81
7 Destination: Ephesus 123
8 Postmark: Rome 157
Photographs 87
Bibliography 177
Index of Names 187
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