A couple of posts back there was a promise to come back to Ephesians 5:21-33 and look at it from a different interpretative angle – that of Cynthia Long Westfall.
I invite you to read this and compare to the earlier post on John Stott’s interpretation. Which do you find most convincing and why?
Her book has been out a couple of years. You can listen to an interview with her here at the excellent OnScript website – a sort of biblical research podcast treasure trove.
Her big argument is that Paul is subverting male privilege in home and…