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Master of Divinity (M.Div)


Historical Theology

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Galatians 3:28; 1 Corinthians 10:15; 1 Corinthians 11:3-16; 1 Corinthians 12:7; 1 Corinthians 14:33-40; 1 Corinthians 5:2; 1 Corinthians 6:2; 1 Peter 5:5; 1 Timothy 2:11-15; 2 Corinthians 2:6-8; 2 Thessalonians 3:15; Acts 1:15, 23-26; Acts 15:5, 12-13, 22-23; Genesis 2:18; Genesis 3:16; Matthew 18:17-18;


The shift in the practical position was made possible by a new approach to the interpretation of the Scriptural passages historically used as guides for establishing policy in regard to the question of women's rights in the church. I am not here attempting to be an exegete or a hermeneutician. The nature of this study is historical. I have attempted to report what happened, when it happened', and why it happened, an/to indicate the changes in the approach to .the passages involved which aid in understanding the shifts in practice which have occurred.

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