Homework
The Role of Women in the Church
Ferguson, pp. 337-344


  1. What woman is named as a servant (and possibly a deacon) in the church at Cenchreae?

     

  2. What are two possible meanings of the Greek word gyne in I Timothy 3:11?

     

  3. What does Ferguson say that Paul means by the term "real widow"?

     

  4. When Paul says for women to be silent in the assembly, what kind of speech does Ferguson think is not excluded? What kind does he say is expressly forbidden?

     

  5. What passage is sometimes seen as contradicting the prohibition on women speaking in the assembly?

     

  6. What does Ferguson take the "every place" of I Timothy 2:8 to mean?

     

  7. In what context do the limitations on women speaking and teaching apply?

     


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