Why the Sex and Gender Conflicts in the Early Church Still Matter
||DeConick, April D.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic & Professional|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
In Holy Misogyny, bible scholar April DeConick wants real answers to the questions that are rarely whispered from the pulpits of the contemporary Christian churches. Why is God male? Why are women associated with sin? Why can't women be priests? Drawing on her extensive knowledge of the early Christian literature, she seeks to understand the conflicts over sex and gender in the early church'what they were and what was at stake. She explains how these ancient conflicts have shaped...