Pauline Perspective on the Role of Women as It Relates to Yoruba Culture in Nigeria
Ikechi Chidi Ekpendu, PhD; Ayeni, Folorunsho M; Chintuwa Sydney Nnaemeka, MA

This study examines the perception of Paul on the role of the women in the Yoruba cultural context. This the study does in the attempt to address the issue by considering the double backgrounds (Jewish and Hellenistic) of Apostle Paul as it influences his understanding of the role of women in the Church and applying it to the context of the Yoruba culture. The study considers also, the role, position and importance of women in the Yoruba culture and concludes that the women could play roles as men in the society, but on men are placed the role of supervision.

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