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Wil Gafney

Wil Gafney
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The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. She is the author of Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to Women of the Torah and of the Throne (Westminster/John Knox, 2017), a commentary on Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (Wisdom series, Liturgical Press, 2017), and Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel, (Fortress, 2008).

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1 Timothy 5:3-16 — The Politics of Too Many Widows!

Lesson 12: "The author of 1 Timothy assumes that independent women with some social standing and wealth not only pose a threat to the patriarchal structure of the “household of God” but also are attracted to the heretics, who, by forbidding marriage, encourage female independence."