Paul’s Recommendations for Women’s Spiritual Lives The section of the New Testament of the Bible called First Corinthians or 1 Corinthians is a letter written by the apostle Paul to the members of the church at Corinth during the first century of the Common Era. Paul helped to found the Corinthian Church and was away at the time that he wrote the letter to help the congregation with several problems that he had heard the church was facing. This book of the New Testament has been looked at closely in regard to Paul’s teachings about women’s place in the Church and in relationship with men. Several sections of the book deal explicitly with how women and men should act in church and at home in order to be the best Christian they can be. There...The end:
..... their lives. Bibliography Okland , Jorunn . Women in Their Place: Paul and the Corinthian Discourse of Gender and Sanctuary Space. London and New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004. Pagels , Elaine H. “Paul and Women: A Response to Recent Discussion,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 42:3, September 1974, p.538-549. Scroggs , Robin. “Paul and the Eschatological Woman,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 40:3, September 1972, p.283-303. Scroggs , Robin. “Paul and the Eschatological Woman: Revisited,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 42:3, Septemeber 1974, p.532-537. Wire, Annette Clark. The Corinthian Women Prophets: A Reconstruction Through Paul’s Rhetoric. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1990.