Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Theology (ThD)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

H. Armin Moellering

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

1 Timothy 2:11; 1 Corinthians 11:2-16; 1 Corinthians 12:13; 1 Corinthians 14:33-36; 1 Timothy 2:8-15; 1 Timothy 3:11; Acts 16:13; Acts 16:15; Colossians 3:10-11; Colossians 3:18-19; Ephesians 5:22-33; Galatians 3:26; Galatians 3:28; Romans 16:10; Titus 2:3-5;


As may be readily seen, mass confusion pervades this problem. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the various approaches interpreters have used to understand the apostle Paul's teaching on the role of women in the church and to offer alternative ways to view the Pauline texts. Not only will I interact with the feminists on their specific perspectives of the pertinent Pauline texts, but I will examine the hermeneutical presuppositions of these writers and also attempt to discern their perspective of Scripture and how that affects the exegetical fruit they produce.

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