With clarity and depth, Ryrie recounts the status of women in ancient Greece and Rome. He looks at the significance of Mary as Christ's mother, the attitude of Jesus toward women, and at women as ministers to Jesus. There are Scripture based chapters on marriage, celibacy, and divorce as well as a woman's place in church life. The book's final section examines the status of women in the church during the second and third centuries.
In sum, Patterson views Ryrie's work as "a masterpiece of blending both historical records with biblical exegesis to present a well-reasoned biblical answer to the burning question from this generation and those to come."
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|Publisher:||B&H Publishing Group|
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About the Author
Dorothy Kelley Patterson is professor of Theology in Women’s Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Forth Worth, Texas. She is a homemaker, popular speaker, and successful writer, editor, and compiler of numerous books including A Handbook for Ministers' Wives, The Family, BeAttitudes for Women, and Touched by Greatness: Women in the Life of Moses. Patterson is coeditor of the Old Testament and New Testament volumes of the Women’s Evangelical Commentary. Her husband Paige is president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.Dorothy Kelley Patterson es profesora de Teología en Estudios para Mujeres en el Seminario Teológico Bautista del Sur en Fort Worth, Texas. Es ama de casa, reconocida oradora, exitosa escritora y editora. Ha recopilado numerosos libros y es coeditora de los volúmenes del Antiguo Testamento y del Nuevo Testamento del Women’s Evangelical Commentary [Comentario Evangélico para Mujeres]. Su esposo, Paige, es presidente del Seminario Teológico Bautista del Sur.