Re: Presbuteros

From: Cindy Smith (
Date: Sun May 28 2000 - 20:42:25 EDT

>From: MX%"" "Harold R. Holmyard III" 28-MAY-2000 17:21:53.29
>To: MX%""
>Subj: Re: Presbuteros

>From: "Harold R. Holmyard III" <>
>Subject: Re: Presbuteros

>Dear Cindy,

> In defence of Jay, the word in Tit 2:3 is PRESBUTIS, which means an
>"older woman, elderly lady" according to BAG.

I believe the word presbutis here refers to a woman elder and not just
an elderly woman, that is, it refers to a woman priest. The young men
and young women are youth leaders.

Certainly, the word diakonos in Romans 16:1 is masculine and refers to
a woman, Phoebe.

> Yours,
> Harold Holmyard

Cindy Smith Spawn of a Jewish Carpenter
GO AGAINST THE FLOW! \\ _\\\_ _///_ // A Real Live Catholic in Georgia >IXOYE=('> <`)= _<< "Delay not your conversion /// \\\ \\ to the LORD, Put it not off from day to day" Ecclus/Sira 5:8

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