Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Speaking in Tongues


The phenomenon of speaking in tongues is common among Charismatic-Pentecostal type churches. It is also controversial, even though increasingly accepted in Christianity. Some Christians see the so-called charismatic spiritual gifts like prophecy and tongue speaking as ceased, i.e. the Holy … Continue reading

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Are Paul’s Writings Anti-Women?


(This post is an update of an article originally published in The Banner, March 2004, pp. 34-36. ) “The Bible is a sexist book and oppressive to women.” That is a message Christian students often hear repeated in the classrooms of … Continue reading

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