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The Construction of Gender in the New Testament  

Colleen M. Conway

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Nov 2014
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Apr 2014
This chapter begins with a brief overview of the theorists who have shaped gender analytical work on the New Testament, especially the application of gender theory in classical studies. It ... More

The Man and the Myth  

Calvin J. Roetzel

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Jan 2017
This essay compares Paul’s human profile with that of the mythic apostle portrayed in both canonical and non-canonical sources. It highlights Paul’s formative years in Tarsus, his urban, ... More

Same-Sex Relations in the Biblical World  

Theodore W. Jennings Jr.

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2014
While the Bible is often understood to forbid same-sex love, a closer examination reveals a wide variety of forms of same-sex love that are presupposed and even celebrated in these texts. ... More

Women in Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls  

Tal Ilan

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Oct 2010
Online publication date:
Jan 2011
The question of women in Qumran is a recent one. The interest in, and awareness of, women on the site and in the scrolls was slow in coming, and associated with the emergence of ... More

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