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Title: Slavery and the Gendered Construction of Worship Veils in 1 Corinthians
Author(s): PETERS, Janelle
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 101    Issue: 3   Date: 2020   
Pages: 431-443
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.101.3.3288730

Abstract :
This article analyzes the intersection of Paul’s veiling instructions in 1 Cor 11,2-16. It argues that the veiling instructions promoted cohesion across social classes by creating an emphasis on sex or gender, which would have benefited enslaved men and women.

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