Role of women in church

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Daniel Wee
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Role of women in church

Post by Daniel Wee » Sat 29 Jun 29 2013 11:03 am

While working on 1Cor 14, I had to give some thought to what Paul said about women's role in church. While it is common to dismiss what Paul says in 1Cor 14:34,35 as something contextual, Paul himself actually says in v.37 - referring to the whole of 1Cor 14, inclusive of v.34,35, that this is:-

1. a commandment from the Lord
2. v.33 places the context as "all the churches of the saints", and not just the Corinthian church

This presents us a very difficult problem. The following article takes a very literal and conservative position with regards these two verses:-

http://www.ntrf.org/articles/article_de ... p?PRKey=54

The exegesis is near faultless but what do we do with the theology here?

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