The Quiet of Our Own Homes

Charles J. Ellicot edited a commentary on the Bible in the 1870s. Here is what was written on 1 Timothy 2:12: “But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.—The whole purpose of these weighty admonitions of the great founder of the Gentile Churches relegates Christian women to their own legitimate sphere of action and influence—the quiet of their own homes. St. Paul caught well the spirit of his … Continue reading The Quiet of Our Own Homes