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Whats with Paul and Women: Unlocking the Cultural Background to 1 Timothy 2 Jon Zens

Whats with Paul and Women: Unlocking the Cultural Background to 1 Timothy 2

Jon Zens

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1 Timothy 2:11-12 has been used as a clear mandate to silence women in the church for over 1500 years. In Whats With Paul & Women? Jon Zens exposes the fallacies of this interpretation, and opens up the meaning of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 usingMore1 Timothy 2:11-12 has been used as a clear mandate to silence women in the church for over 1500 years. In Whats With Paul & Women? Jon Zens exposes the fallacies of this interpretation, and opens up the meaning of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 using insights gleaned from the Artemis-saturated Ephesian culture where Timothy was left to stand against false teaching (1:3). Going beyond 1 Timothy 2, this book covers the major issues in gender inequality with three Appendices: one on the Ephesian social world in which 1 Timothy was written, another on 1 Corinthians 14:34-36 and an extensive review of John Pipers Whats the Difference? Manhood & Womanhood Defined According to the Bible. If 1 Timothy 2:11-12 and 1 Corinthians 14:34-36 have puzzled you, Whats With Paul & Women? will help in your quest to discern the mind of the Lord as the gender debate continues.