publication . Article . 2021

Creation, Angels, and Gender in Paul, Philo, and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Janelle Peters;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2021 Journal: Open Theology, volume 7, issue 1, pages 248-255 (issn: 2300-6579, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
Abstract This article reads the veiling instructions in 1 Corinthians 11:1–16 through Paul’s appeal to creation. The letter positions both genders in God, and it follows contemporary Jewish literature in assigning angels to creation and gender interdependence. Ascetic, unmarried, and married persons found inclusion in this vision of the body of Christ.
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free text keywords: paul, 1 corinthians, 4qinstruction, dead sea scrolls, creation, gender, veil, Religion (General), BL1-50, Religious studies
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