Gender and Hermeneutics in Paul (Pt 2) – Lucy Peppiatt

Episode: This is part 2 of our 2-part series on gender and hermeneutics in Paul. This episode covers Paul, m/f, hermeneutics, theology, and all the things. Lucy Peppiatt helps us think through the challenging issues at play in 1 Corinthians 11, territory we covered last week with Michael Lakey, but this time from a different angle. Lucy has thought long and hard about this passage, and talks with Matt L. about some of her groundbreaking work. 

Guest: Lucy Peppiatt is Principal of Westminster Theological Centre, where she also lectures in Systematic Theology. She’s the author of Unveiling Paul’s Women: Making Sense of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 (Wipf and Stock, 2018), 
Women and Worship at Corinth: Paul’s Rhetorical Arguments in 1 Corinthians (Wipf and Stock, 2015), and The Disciple: On Becoming Truly Human (Wipf and Stock, 2012). She has a forthcoming book on women in scripture with IVP Academic. Lucy co-leads Crossnet Church in Bristol with her husband Nick. 

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One Reply to “Gender and Hermeneutics in Paul (Pt 2) – Lucy Peppiatt”

  1. Reuben Anderson


    Just to say – I enjoyed this enormously.

    Also – as a white western male, I completely agree with Peppiatt’s view that her “rehabilitating” of Paul’s views of gender comes as a great relief. I have no desire whatsoever to dominate the women around me for any reason. (To be fair I long ago decided to intentionally disobey that bit of the Bible, come what may, even if the other view was correct).

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