Women, Gender, and Christian Origins

GSF 206S

A study of early Christian perspectives on women and gender as expressed in the New Testament and other Jewish and early Christian writings within the context of ancient Mediterranean religions. Topics addressed include: women's roles, ancient discussions of masculinity and femininity, institutional arrangements and the household, and the development of the category 'virgin.'
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • W
  • CZ
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