The wearing of fabric head coverings in worship was universally the practice of Christian women until the twentieth century. What happened? Did we suddenly find some biblical truth to which the saints for thousands of years were blind? Or were our biblical views of women gradually eroded by the modern feminist movement that has infiltrated the Church...? - R.C. Sproul

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Elliott E. Johnson Quote Image #1

Source: Elliott E. Johnson – Expository Hermenutics: An Introduction (Zondervan, 1990) Page 259-260

If this quote has piqued your interest, read “Can we symbolize our roles using a different symbol?

What the Early Christians Believed About The Head Covering

 What was Paul referring to in 1 Corinthians 11 when he said: “Every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head”? Was he referring to a cloth veil? Was he talking about long hair? Was this just a local custom that applied only to the Corinthians? Were women who didn’t wear veils mistaken to be prostitutes? David Bercot takes his readers to the early Christian writings to get the facts.

Great introduction to Christian head covering with a special focus on what the early church believed about the practice. This is an audio lecture posted on YouTube. Running time is 1 hour and 7min.

Covering Testimony: Elizabeth Wiser

Name: Elizabeth WiserAge: 26Location: Beer Sheva, IsraelStarted Covering: July 2011

1) Introduce yourself to our readers.

I’m a second year American medical student studying abroad in Israel. Apparently choosing to study in Israel and not being Jewish is considered an unusual decision by both people back home and here in the land. But my school focuses on global health and gives us opportunities to work with Bedouins, African refugees, and Jewish immigrants from all over the world in addition to a global clerkship: which is perfect for me since I want to do medical missions in the future. Why should I wait another 5 or 10 years to learn how to thrive in a foreign culture where I don’t know the language and don’t have any contacts when I can learn now? If you’re still confused and shocked by my choice, just remember that I’m living in the same city in which Abraham lived. And every time the Bible talks about the south, or the wilderness, or the Negev, I can just look out my window, and I know exactly what it looks and feels like. Read more