Egalitarianism is the theological view that not only are all people equal before God in their personhood, but there are no gender-based limitations of what roles each can fulfill in the home, church, and society. Which way to go, the egalitarian or complementarian way? Let the article explain the difference on the view of equality.
What was the social position of women in antiquity? Were they less educated than men and did they enjoy less opportunity for public speech than men? Keener first notes the relevance of these questions for one line of egalitarian interpretation of Paul. He then examines some exceptions to this general rule, the presence of some women in advanced education, women in Jewish education, and women speaking in public.