Scot McKnight gives Phil Payne’s Man and Woman, One in Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Paul’s Letters the highest recommendation saying “this is the most technically proficient study ever published on women in the Pauline texts.”

What follows are links to each part in a 10-part summary series with notes. Chapter titles are included in the links to show the content and biblical texts discussed within each chapter.

You may download all of the content listed below as a single PDF file.

  1. Chapter 1 “Backgrounds to Paul’s Teaching regarding Man and Woman”, Chapter 2 “Women Paul Names as Ministry Leaders”, Chapter 3 “Paul’s Theological Axioms Imply the Equality of Man and Woman”

  2. Chapter 4 “Galatians 3:28: Man and Woman: One in Christ”

  3. Chapter 5 “1 Corinthians 7—The Equal Rights of Man and Woman in Marriage”

  4. Chapter 6 “1 Corinthians 11:2-16: Introduction”, Chapter 7 “1 Corinthians 11:2-3: Head/Source Relationships”, Chapter 8 “1 Corinthians 11:4: The Disgrace of a Man “Having Down from the Head”, Chapter 9 “1 Corinthians 11:5-6: The Disgrace of a Woman’s Head ‘Uncovered’”, Chapter 10 “1 Corinthians 11:7-10: Theological Reasons for Head-Covering Rules”, Chapter 11 “1 Corinthians 11:11-12: The Equal Standing of Woman and Man in Christ” Chapter 12 “1 Corinthians 11:13-16: Shameful Head Coverings Explained as Hair”, Chapter 13 “1 Corinthians 11:2-16: Conclusion and Application”

  5. Chapter 14 “1 Corinthians 14:34-35: Did Paul Forbid Women to Speak in Church?”

  6. Chapter 15 “Ephesians 5:21-33 and Colossians 3:18-19: Husband-Wife Relationships”

  7. Chapter 16 “1 Timothy 2:8-15: Introduction: The Ephesian Church Situation Addressed in 1 Timothy”

  8. Chapter 18 “1 Timothy 2:12: Part I: ‘I Am Not Permitting a Woman to Teach’”, Chapter 19 “1 Timothy 2:12: Part II: Does οὐδέ Separate Two Prohibitions or Conjoin Them?”, Chapter 20 “1 Timothy 2:12: Part III: Does αὐθεντέω Mean ‘Assume Authority’?”

  9. Chapter 21 “1 Timothy 2:13-14: The Need for Respect, the Danger of Deception”, Chapter 22 “1 Timothy 2:15: Salvation Through ‘the Childbirth’”,

  10. Concluding Chapters, Summary

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