Women in the Earliest Churches

Women in the Earliest Churches

by Ben Witherington, III, III Witherington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521407893

ISBN-13: 9780521407892

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examines the roles and functions that women assumed in the early Christian communities from AD 33 to the Council of Nicaea. It surveys, too, the views about women held by various New Testament authors including Paul and the Evangelists.  See more details below

Overview

This book examines the roles and functions that women assumed in the early Christian communities from AD 33 to the Council of Nicaea. It surveys, too, the views about women held by various New Testament authors including Paul and the Evangelists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521407892
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series, #59
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Women in first-century Mediterranean cultures; 2. Women and the physical family in the Pauline epistles; 3. Women and the family of faith in the Pauline epistles; 4. Women and the Third Evangelist; 5. Women in the churches of Matthew, Mark, and John; 6. Trajectories beyond the New Testament era; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography.

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