Tired of reading? Here are four short clever videos which look at 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 and 1 Timothy 2:11-14 and intelligently discuss whether women can teach in church. Continue reading»
1 Corinthians 14:34-35
One reason I believe 1 Timothy 2:12 and 1 Corinthians 14:34 were ad hoc regulations addressing local problems is because of a particular word found in both verses. Continue reading»
Surprisingly for me, people are still using 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 to silence women in church meetings. Here is my very brief interpretation of these two verses. Continue reading»
I love this video in which Robin Jones offers an explanation of how 1 Corinthians 14:34 should be understood. I find her explanation of “the law” compelling.
Robin also provides the background of Paul’s teaching in 1 Timothy 2:12-15. [15 minutes]
In this article I present several summaries of a range of interpretations of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 proposed by well-known Bible scholars. These interpretations are examined in the light of the context of 1 Corinthians chapter 14, and in the context of the entire letter of First Corinthians. First-century Corinthian culture is also used to evaluate the validity of the various interpretations. [3000 words plus endnotes. ] Continue reading»