This article is from the issue: Volume 5, Issue 2: The Role of Women in International Development

Biblical Theological Reflection of the Role of Women

Nov 01, 2016

The identity and purpose of women has been one of much discussed topics in recent biblical interpretation and theology. But the interpretative community is deeply divided on the identity and purpose of women. Some believe the Bible itself upholds the full equality of women in identity and purpose. Others question whether the Bible on its own terms upholds such equality but turn to theological reformulations of Trinitarian theology and the Imago Dei to promote the freedom and equality of women. Read the whole article: here

Junia Pokrifka

Junia Pokrifka serves as general director of an organization that she co-founded, Phos Ministries. After serving as Professor of Old Testament, she retired from Azusa Pacific University. She holds an M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, an S.T.M. from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Old Testament from the University of St. Andrews.