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Bibil Identifier bibil:247541
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Women Praying and Prophesying in Corinth
Title (English, ) Gender and Inspired Speech in First Corinthians
Author Marshall, Jill E.
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 448)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 99/448
Place 227.31.08
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-155503-9
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiii Pages
255 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract In First Corinthians, Paul makes two conflicting statements about women's speech: He crafts a difficult argument about whether men and women should cover their heads while praying or prophesying (11:2–16) and instructs women to be silent in the assembly (14:34–35). These two statements bracket an extended discussion about inspired modes of speech – prophecy and prayer in tongues. From these exegetical observations, Jill E. Marshall argues that gender is a central issue throughout 1 Corinthians 11–14 and the religious speaking practices that prompted Paul's response. She situates Paul's arguments about prayer and prophecy within their ancient Mediterranean cultural context, using literary and archaeological evidence, and examines the differences in how ancient writers described prophetic speech when voiced by a man or a woman.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Prophets
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Gender Studies
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Corinth
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 11,1-14,40
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