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A Woman's Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity
     

A Woman's Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity

by Carolyn Osiek
 

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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

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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:
9781451413557
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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