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Reflection on 1 Corinthians 11:2-16: Paul, Culture, and Kephale (“Head”)

by Susan Higgins

“I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God” (1 Corinthians 11:2).

Which instructions by the Apostle Paul are to be considered universal and which are contextual? This article concludes that hair and head-coverings are a contextual issue, and not a universal issue, or an issue of salvation. After examining the range of meanings for “head,” and the implications (such as source and authority), the author concludes that In the final analysis, propriety in worship has to do with avoiding any behavior that would cause any of the other believers to stumble or be somehow distracted from their attention being devoted to the Lord God himself.

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