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Women in Early Christianity

Kate Cooper Introduces Early Christian Women

Greg Carey | Posted 03.08.2014 | Religion
Greg Carey

Why is it that so many women, especially elite women, chose to pursue monastic lives?

The Oldest Easter Story: Forgotten But Hidden in Plain Sight

James D. Tabor | Posted 09.28.2013 | Religion
James D. Tabor

John 20:1-10 is a precious glimpse into a most plausible historical scenario as to what happened after Jesus' death, and why the temporary tomb into which Jesus was placed was indeed empty, before the various theological presentations involving "sightings" of Jesus began to accrue to the story.

What Was The Role Of Women In The Earliest Churches?

Greg Carey | Posted 12.09.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

The answer is, simply, that the early churches did value women's contributions. Not only did women show their strength in numbers, they did so in leadership positions as well