​Paul and women-Priscilla: a woman in the forefront Chantal Reynier

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​Paul and women-Priscilla: a woman in the forefront Chantal Reynier

Among the
women present in Paul’s circle, Priscilla is not only the one most often
mentioned but is also a figure who takes a leading position. She is mentioned
by the name of Prisca (Rom 16:3; 1 Cor 16:19; 2 Tim 4:19), a name in all
likelihood of Phrygian origin, and by the diminutive, Priscilla (Acts 18:2,
18:26). Unlike the other women in the Apostle’s circle, such as Phoebe or
Apphia, Prisca is always linked to her husband, Aquila, both of them originally
from Pontus, an eastern province of the Empire on the southern shores of the
Black Sea. We might therefore think that she existed only in

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