Issue 17: Women in the Early Church

Christianity would not have survived its first century without the extraordinary efforts of women in nearly every ministerial role. As prominent leaders, scholars, financial benefactors and social servants, women carried a substantial load of ecclesiastical burden. This issue of Christian History introduces you to a number of these influential women and offers you a glimpse at the enormous contributions they have made to the ancient and contemporary Christian Church.

  • Recovering a neglected history
  • Controversy over female leadership
  • Women and heresy
  • The Apostle Paul on women in the church
  • Jesus and women

What’s Inside?

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