Renewing Eve

Finding Life and Hope for Women in God’s Word

Women in the Helping Role

I have been writing for several posts about 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 11:3, that ”the man is the head of a woman” and in verse 9, “for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.”  Paul is...

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In my last post we discussed how to understand the challenging passage in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. We ended our discussion with some different interpretations of Paul’s reference to angels and authority. In this post we’ll continue our discussion by examining whether...

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Different Roles for Men and Women in the Church

I continue now with a discussion of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16.  Last time I accented the indicators of equality in the passage. Today, I want to begin to unpack the teaching on gender difference.   2 Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold fast to...

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Tribute to Carol Wever

I have been working for two weeks on my second post on 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, weighed down trying to sort it out and desiring to accurately communicate God’s truth.  However this post will be a bit different from our usual exploration of scripture as it pertains to...

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