Essays in New Testament Studies by Philip B. Payne
Philip Barton Payne, the founder and
president of Linguist's Software, Inc., is a specialist in New Testament
Studies. He is well known for his studies on New Testament Textual
Criticism, the Parables of Jesus, and Man and Woman in the Teachings of
Paul. He and his wife Nancy were missionaries in Japan with the
Evangelical Free Church, where they ministered to students in the Kyoto
Christian Studies Center and lectured on New Testament in various
Japanese Seminaries. They have three children David, Kimiko, and
|B.S. (Biology, Pre-Med) Magna Cum Laude, Wheaton
|M.A. (New Testament Studies) Summa Cum Laude,
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1972|
|M.Div. Summa Cum Laude, Trinity Evangelical
Divinity School, 1973|
|New Testament Studies under Martin Hengel and
Peter Stuhlmacher, Tübingen University, 1973, 1974|
|Ph.D. New Testament Studies under J.P.M. Sweet
and C.F.D. Moule, Cambridge University, 1976|
|Cambridge University Colleges: Supervisor of New
Testament Studies 1974-1975|
|Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1976|
|Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1984-1987|
|Bethel Theological Seminary, 1986|
|Fuller Theological Seminary Northwest, 1988-|
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Philip B. Payne. Man and
Woman, One in Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Paul's
Letters. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2009. Now shipping.
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This book is a careful exegetical examination of Paul’s teachings
regarding women and their standing and ministries in the church and
home. It is the condensation of 35 years of research on this topic and
is full of insights that shed new light on a host of issues and correct
many misconceptions. This work rigorously analyzes both the text of
Paul’s statements and the meaning of the text through penetrating
exegetical study. It affirms the complete reliability of all of Paul’s
The work begins with an examination of the influences on Paul, then it
explores Paul’s many statements about women who were his colleagues in
ministry and Paul’s theological principles that undergird his
affirmations of the equal standing of man and women in Christ. In light
of Paul’s practice, it examines each of Paul’s statements regarding the
standing of women and their ministry in the church.
The book concludes that Paul is consistent in both his practice and his
principles, affirming the equal standing
of man and woman in Christ.
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Philip B. Payne and Paul Canart. "Distigmai
Matching the Original Ink of Codex Vaticanus: Do they Mark the Location
of Textual Variants?" pages 199-226 in Patrick Andrist, ed.,
manuscrit B de la Bible (Vaticanus graecus 1209): Introduction au
fac-similé, Actes du Colloque de Genève (11 juin 2001), Contributions
supplémentaires. Lausanne, Switzerland: Éditions du Zèbre, 2009.
See Le manuscrit B de la Bible for more
Philip B. Payne, "1 Tim 2.12 and the Use of ουδε
to Combine Two Elements to Express a Single Idea" New Testament
Studies 54:2 (April 2008)
235-253. © 2008 Cambridge University Press.
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Philip B. Payne, "The Text-Critical Function of
the Umlauts in Vaticanus, with Special Attention to 1 Corinthians
14.34-35: A Response to J. Edward Miller" Journal for the Study of
the New Testament 27.1
(2004) 105-112. This article is online at
Philip B. Payne and Paul Canart, "The Originality
of Text-Critical Symbols in Codex Vaticanus" Novum Testamentum
XLII, 2 (2000) 105-113.
Philip B. Payne, "Ms. 88 as Evidence for a Text
Without 1 Cor 14.34-5" New Testament Studies
44 (1998) 152-158.
Philip B. Payne, "Fuldensis, Sigla for Variants
in Vaticanus, and 1 Cor 14.34-5" New Testament Studies
41 (1995) 240-262.
Philip B. Payne, "Wild Hair and Gender Equality
in 1 Cor 11:2-16." Priscilla Papers
20 number 3 (2006) 9-18.