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Bibil Identifier bibil:226994
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Prohibition of Cross-Dressing in Deuteronomy 22:5 as a Basis for the Controversy among Churches in Nigeria on Female Wearing of Trousers
Author Ademiluka, Solomon Olusola
Journal Old Testament Essays (Volume: 26, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 9-19 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract he research which this writer conducted recently reveals that one major controversy among churches in Nigeria is on female use of trousers. While the majority of the mainline churches still teach that on account of Deuteronomy 22:5, women are not allowed to wear trousers, some of the Neo-Pentecostals claim that the text is being misapplied; hence many of their female members wear trousers even to church on Sundays. The present study therefore critically examines the Deuteronomic text vis-à-vis this controversy with a view to ascertaining what relevance it has for female use of trousers in contemporary Africa, particularly Nigeria
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Africa
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Clothing / Dress
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Idolatry
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Idolatry
Pericopes Deuteronomy 22,5
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