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Women and the Genesis of Christianity

Ben Witherington III

Published May 11th 2012
ISBN : 9781139238120
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This study explores the role of women in New Testament times. Beginning with the womans place in Judaism, in the Hellenistic world, and in the Roman Empire, Witherington demonstrates how Jesus broke significantly with convention in how he viewedMoreThis study explores the role of women in New Testament times. Beginning with the womans place in Judaism, in the Hellenistic world, and in the Roman Empire, Witherington demonstrates how Jesus broke significantly with convention in how he viewed women, offering as he did a wholly new conception of the legitimate rights of women in society.