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Women and the Genesis of Christianity
     

Women and the Genesis of Christianity

by Ben Witherington (Editor), Anne Witherington (Editor)
 

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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.

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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.

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"Ben Witherington's book is one of the most honest and least ideological works about women and Christianity I have read in a number of years." The Christian Century

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ISBN-13:
9780521364973
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/29/1990
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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