Biblical alterations: women should be silent

Textual analysis and other evidence of Paul’s attitude towards indicate that the whole “women should learn in silence and subjection” snippet was added later, possibly as part of a successful attempt to minimize the influence of women in the early Christian church:

Source: Misquoting Jesus by Bart Ehrman
See also “Divinity of Christ” or “Christ’s ascent into heaven“.

Added to the bible after it was written: 1 Timothy 2:11-12, women should learn in silence; 1 Corinthians 14:34, women should keep silent.


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