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First Corinthians 11 in a PostHonor Culture

Alisha Paddock
Professor of Biblical Studies
Manhattan Christian College
apaddock@mccks.edu

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Abstract

The application of 1 Corinthians 11 to the modern, Western church has long been debated. Examining honor-shame conventions of the first-century GrecoRoman culture can illuminate the role head coverings played in ancient Christian worship and help the twenty-first-century American church determine how best to separate the demonstration of proper worship from anachronistic trappings

 
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