Let your women keep silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak; but they are to be submissive, as the law also says.
This is one of the passages that is used as a deal-clincher in the debate about women in ministry. As we see, Paul clearly is saying that women should not be the speakers in church.
Or at least, that’s what he is “clearly saying” if we only read one verse and stop. Read the rest of this entry »