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Lydia's Impatient Sisters

Luise Schottroff

Lydia's Impatient Sisters

Luise Schottroff

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"What did it mean for women to become Christians during the formative years of Christianity? What implications did this conversion have for women in their relationships, in everyday life, and in their view of the future? Theologian and social historian Luise Schottroff asks these questions as she investigates the world of the first Christian women. In particular, she looks at the immeasurable influence that women had on the common life of the first Christian communities despite the struggles they endured under patriarchal domination." "This book represents a significant step forward in the understanding of women in the New Testament and the early church."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

- Publisher In this intriguing study, theologian and social historian Schottroff investigates the world of the first Christian women. In particular, she looks at the immeasurable influence that women had on the common life of the first Christian communities despite the struggles they endured under patriarchal domination.

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"What did it mean for women to become Christians during the formative years of Christianity? What implications did this conversion have for women in their relationships, in everyday life, and in their view of the future? Theologian and social historian Luise Schottroff asks these questions as she investigates the world of the first Christian women. In particular, she looks at the immeasurable influence that women had on the common life of the first Christian communities despite the struggles they endured under patriarchal domination." "This book represents a significant step forward in the understanding of women in the New Testament and the early church."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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In this intriguing study, theologian and social historian Schottroff investigates the world of the first Christian women. In particular, she looks at the immeasurable influence that women had on the common life of the first Christian communities despite the struggles they endured under patriarchal domination.
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Meet the Author

Luise Schottroff

Luise Schottroff teaches New Testament and feminist theology at the University of Kassel in Germany, and is the author of numerous books and articles, including "Let the Oppressed Go Free" (WJK).

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  • Catalogue Code 202630
  • Product Code 066422072X
  • EAN 9780664220723
  • Pages 314
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Nov 1995
  • Dimensions 235 x 158 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.635kg

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