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A Woman's Place

A Woman's Place

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Acknowledgments 1.Introduction 2.Dutiful And Less Than Dutiful Wives Giving Birth: Labor, Nursing, And Care Of Infants In House-Church Communities 3.Growing Up In House-Church Communities 4.Female Slaves: Twice Vulnerable 5.Ephesians 5 And The Politics Of Marriage 6.Women Leaders Of Households And Christian Assemblies 7.Women Leaders In Family Funerary Banquets By Janet H. Tulloch 8.Women Patrons In The Life Of House Churches 9.Women As Agents Of Expansion 10.Conclusion: Discovering A Woman's Place AbbreviationsNotesBibliographyIndex Of Ancient SourcesIndex Of Modern AuthorsIndex Of Subjects

- Publisher 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.

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Acknowledgments 1.Introduction 2.Dutiful And Less Than Dutiful Wives Giving Birth: Labor, Nursing, And Care Of Infants In House-Church Communities 3.Growing Up In House-Church Communities 4.Female Slaves: Twice Vulnerable 5.Ephesians 5 And The Politics Of Marriage 6.Women Leaders Of Households And Christian Assemblies 7.Women Leaders In Family Funerary Banquets By Janet H. Tulloch 8.Women Patrons In The Life Of House Churches 9.Women As Agents Of Expansion 10.Conclusion: Discovering A Woman's Place AbbreviationsNotesBibliographyIndex Of Ancient SourcesIndex Of Modern AuthorsIndex Of Subjects
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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.
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Meet the Authors

Carolyn Osiek

Kevin Madigan is an associate professor of the history of Christianity at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University. Carolyn Osiek is a professor of New Testament at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University.

Margaret Y Macdonald

Margaret Y. MacDonald is a professor in the department of religious studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 242715
  • Product Code 0800637771
  • EAN 9780800637774
  • Pages 345
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher 1517 Media
  • Publication Date Oct 2005
  • Sales Rank #22339
  • Dimensions 229 x 157 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.562kg

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