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Article of Faith: Paul’s Male Chauvinism Against Women, By Femi Aribisala (2)

Paul’s command that women be silent is not given by the inspiration of God. It is not profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction or for instruction in righteousness. Christians need to ask for the origins of Paul’s injunction that women are not permitted to speak in church. (1 Corinthians…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Paul’s Male-Chauvinism Against Women, By Femi Aribisala [1]

The word of Paul about women being silent in the churches has passed away precisely because it is not the word of God. Some months ago, Jimi Sonuga introduced me to two of his female neighbours. “Do you write a column in a newspaper?” enquired one of them. “Yes,” I…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Women in the Ministry of Jesus, By Femi Aribisala

In biblical days, Jewish women were imprisoned by different forms of male oppression. But Jesus came to set the captives free. Jesus chose twelve disciples and all of them were men. What does this tell us about his attitude towards women? Does it mean he discriminates against them? Let me…
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