Along the way, Paul also makes quite a telling statement about his and probably these early communities’ views of conjugal rights – that they are mutual! Marriage partners have authority over one another’s bodies. An Interview with Dr. Susan (Elli) Elliott.
Thecla is willing to die, but she doesn’t patiently endure violence toward her. … So that’s a very different dynamic than what is often presented as the pattern that a good submissive woman should follow. An interview with Dr. Deborah Niederer Saxon.
"I really believe the Holy Spirit fosters equality. You know the Holy Spirit is the great Energizer, but also the great Equalizer." An interview with Margaret Mowczko.