Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

Rethinking Women Preachers: What about the New Creation?

For sometime now I’ve been rethinking this whole business of women preachers, you know, women in ministry.  After reading Rod of Alexandria’s latest piece on Julia Foote, whose contribution some would consider “proto- black feminist or proto- womanist theology,” I … Continue reading

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I was asked about Women Preachers

The Apostle Paul and 1 Corinthians 11:5 immediately came to mind: “But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head—it is the same as having her head shaved” (NIV, bold added). And I said yes, … Continue reading

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Smoking and 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Recently I’ve been reminded of a particular application of 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 that I’ve come to reject: Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will … Continue reading

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The World of 1 Corinthians by Matthew R. Malcolm

Over at Crypto-theology, fellow blogger  Matthew R. Malcolm has just posted the front cover of his coming soon(ish) commentary on 1 Corinthians: The World of 1 Corinthians: An Annotated Visual and Literary Source-Commentary. Way to go Matthew!

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