Are you forgetting that Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a Bible scholar who, in 1895, published The Woman’s Bible?

This article was already really long, but I deal with this misreading of 1 Cor 14:34–35 here. I’ll do a separate article.

Paul has encouraged female speech already even in 1 Corinthians. He is clearly- as often in this letter- quoting a questioner, then replying.

Marshall Janzen’s paper here goes through the issues.

Following the verses silencing women, Paul writes what is widely recognized as a stinging rebuke (vv. 36–38)….The rebuke begins with a Greek particle, ē, which is variously left untranslated or translated as “Or” or “What?” When used to introduce rhetorical questions, the particle intensifies the distinction between what Paul is saying and what he is opposing.

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