Artemis of the Ephesians in First-Century Ephesus and Ramifications for How We Read 1 Timothy

Date: 8/3/2019
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Topic: 1 Timothy
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Many scholars have asserted that Artemis of the Ephesians was a fertility goddess—but the evidence for that view is several centuries after the apostle Paul. So who was Artemis Ephesia at the time of the earliest Christians, and what, if any ramifications are there for how we understand 1Timothy?

Sandra Glahn (Dallas Theological Seminary) served as a Presenter at the Evangelical Theological Society Meeting in San Antonio, TX (2016), in the section addressing Literature of the Bible: Literary. The theme of the 2016 ETS conference was the Trinity.