Below is the first Spring 2009 lecture I gave at Indiana Wesleyan University on women in ministry on 1 Corinthians 11.
Part 1: Galatians 3:28 as possible Christian tradition
Part 2: patriarchal cultures (including the biblical ones) had space for exceptional women leaders
Part 3: We don't know all the circumstances behind Paul's comments on women.
Part 4: Nothing uniquely Christian in the Bible about male headship in the ancient world.
Part 5: What's up with the head covering thing?
Part 6: From the second lecture, but this gives my sense of what husband headship has to do with women in ministry--my answer is nothing. Paul does not connect the two issues.
Part 7: Some background literature (Joseph and Aseneth) to 1 Corinthians 11
Part 8: This second part of the second lecture gives my final sense of 1 Corinthians 11, the bottom line on its meaning.