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A Woman's Headcovering: Is It Really for Today?

A look at the headcovering and its applicability to the church today. Includes several testimonies about the headcovering.

According To The Scriptures: Headcovering

A look at angels, adorning with good works, and 1 Corinthians 11.

Augustine's Letter CCXLV

A letter by Augustine, the early Christian writer, which includes some information on headcoverings.

Biblical Headcovering: Scarf of Hidden Power

An extensive article by a lady who shares her journey of learning to wear the head covering, and why. An excellent read.

Christian Head Covering

A booklet written to women on the importance of head covering. Addresses the meaning of both coverings, some objections answered with scripture, and a Sister's Experience.

Christian Woman's Headcovering: The Style and How Much Should It Cover?

In 1 Corinthians 11, God gives the command that a woman is to cover her head when praying or prophesying and that a man is to have his head uncovered. But should a headcovering be a certain style or color? How much should it cover?

Christian Woman's Veiling

A tract to answer the questions: "What is that cap you wear on your head? What's the significance of a sort of veiling worn over your hair?"

Christian Women's Devotional Headcovering

A short tract on the headcovering.

Chrysostom's Homily XXVI: On the Veiling of Women

A commentary by John Chrysostom (347–407 AD) on 1 Corinthians 11:2-16.

Command or Custom? An Exposition Of I Corinthians 11:1-16

An excellent, easy-to-read article on the head covering.

Commentary: The Seventh Article Concerning Order and Decency

An excerpt from David Dickson's Commentaries on the Epistles, printed in 1659. Short, but intriguing.

Covered Glory

An excellent, practical, readable study of headcovering, including numerous historical quotes, showing headcovering to have been a universal practice up until the 20th century. Available in both condensed and full versions.

Effects of the Headcovering on Divorce

Is there a correlation between Christian women wearing a headcovering and the divorce rate among Christians? Is the Church reaping the consequence of ignoring the headcovering in the high rate of divorce and the destruction of families among Christians?

Getting at the Truth of Christian Head Covering

This little 66 page ebook is free of charge for anyone interested in reading it. It delves into why the head covering is for today, with many Scriptures and logic to back it up.

The Christian head covering was still regularly practiced by many, until the 1960's. Why did they stop?

Includes some photos of headcovering ideas.

Head Covering or Prayer Veil

A discussion of what some of the early Christians believed about the headcovering.

Head Covering Through the Centuries

Pictures of the Christian woman’s head covering from the early Christian era to the present day.


"Some time ago, I had been prompted by the spirit of the Lord to ask why the relationship between men and women was such a mess, particularly within the church. The answer that became inescapably apparent is that men and women in the church have rebelled against the Lord by disobeying commands governing their gender roles. Myself included! One example of this rebellion concerns headcovering."

Headcovering Customs of the Ancient World

A survey of ancient headcovering practices, offered in the hope that it will clear away some common misconceptions, and bring into sharper focus the customs which many biblical expositors have held to be so important for an understanding of the Bible's instruction regarding headcoverings.

Headcoverings of Sisters

An article to stimulate your thinking processes by having you consider a series of questions on the head coverings of Sisters.

Images of Head Coverings During Worship

Pictures and commentary on headcovering customs in the first century AD.

Is a Veil Required?

Does the Bible say that long hair is the acceptable covering, or does it require a veil?

Is the Headcovering Really an Issue?

An in-depth, practical study of the headcovering.

Let Her Be Veiled

An e-book on the headcovering. Includes pictures of headcoverings from early Christian art, as well as testimonies of modern-day ladies.

Myths About the Headcovering

There are a lot of false teachings about the head covering, false teachings that have been passed from commentary to commentary, from professor to student, from pastor to lay person. We have heard them so often many believe them to be true, but research shows clearly that they are false.

Pants, Easter and Covering

Should a Christian woman wear pants? And what does that have to do with Easter? There is a connection!

Should Christian Women Cover Their Heads?

"I've looked at it from the viewpoint that the covering is the woman's hair, the covering is only the spiritual covering of the husband, the covering is not for today, or that the covering is for today, and should be observed. Which is right? I don't want man's traditions, nor do I care if women covered in history. I only care about what God wants. I don't care if the church I attend agrees with it or not... If God's Word says to do it, then I'm in..."

The Message of 1 Corinthians 11

A short, readable but interesting study of 1 Corinthians 11.

To Defend the Head From the Superfluity of Naughtiness

A tract from 1688, especially focused on showing that men should not wear long hair or long wigs. A long read, but interesting.

Woman's Headcovering

A scholarly study of the headcovering, as well as investigation of women prophesying in the church.

Women: Will You Cover Your Head?

A detailed study. Includes a number of quotations and testimonies.

"No Such Custom": an Exposition of I Corinthians 11:2-16

A thorough, extensive and scholarly study of the headcovering, with numerous historical references.

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