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Reconstructing Christian Origins? The Feminist Theology of Elisabeth Schussler: An Evaluation

by Ng, Esther Yue L.

Paternoster 2002

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Overview

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza is the most influential feminist New Testament scholar alive. Her work reconstructing the purported egalitarian origins of Christianity has exercised a widespread influence in the academy.

Esther Ng’s book is the most detailed analysis of Fiorenza’s historical reconstruction available. Ng offers a fair-minded but critical analysis of Fiorenza’s work, examining her presuppositions and historical methodology, as well as the evidence adduced to support her thesis. Ng’s rigorous analysis highlights serious problems with Fiorenza’s reconstruction of Christian origins and is indispensible reading for anyone interested in the place of women in earliest Christianity.

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Key Features

  • Offers a foreword by Howard Marshall
  • Provides a summary of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s feminist views
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Product Details

  • Title: Reconstructing Christian Origins? The Feminist Theology of Elisabeth Schüssler: An Evaluation
  • Author: Esther Yue L. Ng
  • Publisher: Paternoster Press
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 466

About Esther Yue L. Ng

Esther Yue L. Ng is a professor and dean of Christian Witness Theological Seminary.