When Women Were Priests

When Women Were Priests : Women's Leadership in the Early Church and the Scandal of Their Subordination in the Rise of Christianity

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Vital to the current debate about women and the Church, this book discloses that women played prominent leadership roles in Jesus' own ministry and in the early Church - as prophets, heads of churches and teachers. It explains why women were marginalized and scapegoated as the Church successfully emerged as a public institution and what the reasons were for women's subordination in Christianity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 142.24 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 453.59g
  • HarperCollins,Australia
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • English
  • 0060682973
  • 9780060682972

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