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An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal exploring Bible interpretation, theology, church history, and other disciplines as they address a biblical view of women’s equality and justice in the home, church, and world.

"Priscilla and Aquila instructed Apollos more perfectly in the way of the Lord." (Acts 18:26)

Volume 36
Number 3

This issue of Priscilla Papers brings together authors from Australia, Canada, South Africa, and the United States who delve into church history, theology, psychology, and Bible translation.


Many of the conference speakers have written for Priscilla Papers, and I’ve decided to provide a bibliography of these articles. The list below is select, rather than complete.

Sarah Jane Lancaster and Winifred Kiek were ministers and trailblazers in Australia in the early twentieth century.

A theologically insightful chronological overview of how historic hierarchism has been replaced by both revised hierarchism and evangelical egalitarianism.

Feminine language is in the Bible and has been used in Christian worship, which implies that any male-exclusivist position is not an authentically conservative one.

Psychologist Susan Harris Howell provides a hopeful strategy for unlearning the conclusions we have drawn about what it means to be human and holding fast to the truth that humanity was created “in the image of God . . . male and female.”

The New Revised Standard Version, Updated Edition (NRSVue) improves the gender language and the translation of some passages, as compared to the ground-breaking 1989 NRSV.