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Women in the Mission of the Church: Their Opportunities and Obstacles throughout Christian History

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Overview

Women have been central to the work of Christian ministry from the time of Jesus to the twenty-first century. Yet the story of Christianity is too often told as a story of men. This accessibly written book tells the story of women throughout church history, demonstrating their integral participation in the church’s mission. It highlights the legacies of a wide variety of women, showing how they have overcome obstacles to their ministries and have transformed cultural constraints to spread the gospel and build the church.

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  • Examines the story of women throughout church history
  • Demonstrates women’s integral participation in the church’s mission
  • Highlights the legacies of a wide variety of women
  • Introduction: Women in Ministry Is Not a Twentieth-Century Phenomenonz

Part 1: Women’s Leadership in the Early Church

  • Patrons, Widows, and Martyrs
  • Virgins, Desert Mothers, and Deacons

Part 2: Women’s Leadership in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

  • Mothers, Sisters, and Queens
  • Medieval Nuns
  • The Women's Religious Movement: Beguines and Mystics

Part 3: Women’s Leadership since the Reformation

  • Women Preachers in America
  • Social Justice Activists
  • Denominational Missionaries and Bible Women
  • Faith Missionaries, Evangelists, and Church Founders
  • Conclusion: Women’s Leadership in the Church
  • Title: Women in the Mission of the Church: Their Opportunities and Obstacles throughout Christian History
  • Authors: Leanne M. Dzubinski, Anneke H. Stasson
  • Publisher: Baker Academic
  • Print Publication Date: 2021
  • Logos Release Date: 2021
  • Pages: 239
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Reader Edition
  • Subjects: Women in Christianity › History; Women in church work › History; Mission of the church › History
  • ISBNs: 9781493429202, 9781540960726, 9781540964427
  • Resource ID: LLS:WMNMSSNCHRCH
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-07-29T20:53:03Z

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