Interpreting Paul's Instructions in 1 Timothy

Speaker: Frank Ames
Date: 8/10/2007
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Paul’s instructions in 1 Timothy that women are to dress modestly, learn silently, and find salvation in childbearing shape Christian identities and activities, but are routinely misread and misapplied. To make sense and good use of the instructions, a reader must consider the design and provenance of Paul’s letter.



Frank Ames Frank Ritchel Ames, Colorado Christian University professor of biblical studies, is a graduate of Denver Seminary (MDiv with honors) and the joint doctoral program of the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology (PhD in Hebrew Bible). He has served as director of programs and initiatives for the Society of Biblical Literature and as editor of SBL Forum , and is a member of the steering committee... read more