Women and the Genesis of Christianity / Edition 1

Women and the Genesis of Christianity / Edition 1

by Ben Witherington
     
 

A comparison of women's positions in ancient Judaism, the Hellenic World, the Roman Empire and the New Testament reveals that Jesus' new conception of womens' social rights broke significantly with the conventions of his time. See more details below

Overview

A comparison of women's positions in ancient Judaism, the Hellenic World, the Roman Empire and the New Testament reveals that Jesus' new conception of womens' social rights broke significantly with the conventions of his time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521367356
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/29/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
1,216,951
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Women in First Century Cultures: 1. Women in Judaism; 2. Women in Hellenistic settings; 3. Women in Roman settings; Part II. Jesus and Women: 4. Teachings on family and single life; 5. Women in the parables and judgment sayings; 6. Stories of help and healing; 7. Women in the Ministry of Jesus; Part III. Paul and Women: 8. Women and the physical family; 9. Paul and the household tables; 10. Women and the family of faith; 11. Paul and his female co-workers; 12. The pastoral Epistles; Part IV. Women and the Evangelists: 13. Women and the Third Evangelist; 14. Women and the Evangelists Matthew, Mark and John; Conclusions.

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