In 1 Timothy 2:11, Paul writes Timothy, “A woman must learn in quietness and submission.” Paul also instructs women on how to dress and what to avoid. Is this just another expression of ancient, patriarchal culture that sought to suppress women? What might this cryptic text mean, and how does it relate to the historical situation of the people he was writing? In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Gary Hoag explains how ancient context illuminates this passage of Scripture for us, and the result will surprise you.
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