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  • Author:
    Sharon Hodgin Gritz
  • ISBN:
    0819181110
  • ISBN13:
    978-0819181114
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  • Publisher:
    University Press Of America (January 30, 1991)
  • Pages:
    198 pages
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    Bible Study & Reference
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Complete Overview of the Topic Gritz provides a cogent and compelling overview of the background to Paul’s instruction about women teachers in 1 Timothy 2:9-15.

The book examines in detail 1 Timothy 2:9-15 by analyzing its various contexts from the broader historical context including culture and religion to the narrower biblical context including the Old and New Testaments, Pastoral Epistles, and the passage itself. In this approach, the book becomes a model for proper hermeneutics. Complete Overview of the Topic Gritz provides a cogent and compelling overview of the background to Paul’s instruction about women teachers in 1 Timothy 2:9-15. I wish I had discovered this book 20 years ago!

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A mother goddess is a goddess who represents, or is a personification of nature, motherhood, fertility, creation, destruction or who embodies the bounty of the Earth. When equated with the Earth or the natural world, such goddesses are sometimes referred to as Mother Earth or as the Earth Mother. The concept is complementary to a "sky father". There is difference of opinion between the academic and the popular conception of the term.

This book shows how the post-exilic nature of the Jewish attitude toward women affected certain churches in. .But this is not true of these cities. Gritz speculates that only in Ephesus and Corinth did Goddess worship become the central religion along side Gnosticism.

This book shows how the post-exilic nature of the Jewish attitude toward women affected certain churches in particular. She points out that only in Ephesus and Corinth did the women face restrictions regarding leadership and public speaking. In Galatians, Philippians, Romans, and the Book of Acts, women play prominent roles in leadership. Yet in Corinth and Ephesus, women were restricted from both speaking and leadership. The author does a good job at documenting every speculation she makes.

Gritze, Sharon Hodgen. Paul, Women Teachers, and the Mother Goddess at Ephesus. Gritz, Sharon H, "The role of women in the church," The people of God; P Basden and D Dockery, eds, 1991. Maryland: University Press of America, 1991. Groothuis, Rebecca M. Good News for Women. Grudem, Wayne, "Does kephale ("head") mean "source" or "authority over" in Greek literature: a survey of 2,336 examples," TJ ns 6(1985):38-59.

Gritz, Sharon Hodgin, Paul, Women Teachers, and the Mother goddess at Ephesus: A study of 1Timothy 2:9-15 in Light of the Religious and Cultural Milieu of the First Century (Lanham, New York, London: Press of America, 1991)

Gritz, Sharon Hodgin, Paul, Women Teachers, and the Mother goddess at Ephesus: A study of 1Timothy 2:9-15 in Light of the Religious and Cultural Milieu of the First Century (Lanham, New York, London: Press of America, 1991). Heil, John Paul, Ephesians: Empowerment to Walk in Love for the Unity of All in Christ (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007). Jewett, Robert, Paul’s Anthropological Terms: A Study of Their Use in Conflict Settings (Leiden: . MacDonald, Margaret . Sacra Pagina: Colossians and Ephesians. Vol. 17, Ed. Daniel J. Harrington, .

Paul, Women Teachers, and the Mother Goddess at Ephesus. A Dedication to the Goddess Anaitis at Ortaköy, North of Aksaray, (Nitalis?). Women's Life in Greece & Rome: A Source Book in Translation. 2nd ed. Johns Hopkins University Press. University Press of America. Lanham, MD. Gruber, M. I. 2005. Anatolian Studies 17: 193. Harrell, S. E. 2003.

22This is an improvement over the view of Gritz who sees a twofold purpose for writing given in 1:3 and 3:15 (Sharon Hodgin Gritz, Paul, Women Teachers, and th.

According to Scholer, Paul writes the letter to help Timothy handle the problem of false teachers in Ephesus: "The purpose of I Timothy is to combat the Ephesian heresy that Timothy faced. To some, a necessary corollary to this view of 1 Timothy's purpose is to perceive the epistle as an ad hoc letter. 22This is an improvement over the view of Gritz who sees a twofold purpose for writing given in 1:3 and 3:15 (Sharon Hodgin Gritz, Paul, Women Teachers, and the Mother Goddess at Ephesus 107-8). 23Scholer, "1 Timothy 2:9-15" 213. 24C.

The book examines in detail 1 Timothy 2:9-15 by analyzing its various contexts from the broader historical context including culture and religion to the narrower biblical context including the Old and New Testaments, Pastoral Epistles, and the passage itself. In this approach, the book becomes a model for proper hermeneutics.