The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church

The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church

by Mike Aquilina
     
 

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The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church demonstrates the radical nature of Christianity's understanding of women and their roles, especially in a pagan society that viewed them as little more than property. The variety of women here is striking: poor widows, consecrated virgins, heroic martyrs, but also businesswomen, the wealthy, and an

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The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church demonstrates the radical nature of Christianity's understanding of women and their roles, especially in a pagan society that viewed them as little more than property. The variety of women here is striking: poor widows, consecrated virgins, heroic martyrs, but also businesswomen, the wealthy, and an indomitable traveler on a world tour. Each chapter features a concise biography accompanied by writings from the early Church about the woman in question. Explore the impact of each of these women on the Church, then and now. Their stories will enthrall you. Their writings will inspire you. Their witness will empower you.

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ISBN-13:
9781612788029
Publisher:
Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
Publication date:
04/15/2014
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
627,913
Product dimensions:
12.20(w) x 18.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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