A Woman's Place

A Woman's Place

by Carolyn Osiek, Margaret Y. MacDonald
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800637771

ISBN-13: 9780800637774

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

This focused look at women in the household context discusses the importance of issues of space and visibility in shaping the lives of early Christian women. Several aspects of women's everyday existence are investigated, including the lives of wives, widows, women with children, female slaves, women as patrons, household leaders, and teachers. In addition, several

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This focused look at women in the household context discusses the importance of issues of space and visibility in shaping the lives of early Christian women. Several aspects of women's everyday existence are investigated, including the lives of wives, widows, women with children, female slaves, women as patrons, household leaders, and teachers. In addition, several key themes emerge: hospitality, dining practices, and the extent of female segregation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800637774
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
607,660
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

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