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The witness of early christian women [electronic resource] : Mothers of the Church. Mike Aquilina.

Aquilina, Mike. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781612783703 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Meet the heroines of Christianity's formative years!The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church demonstrates the radical nature of Christianity's understanding of women and their roles, especially in a pagan society that viewed them as little more than property. The variety of women here is striking: poor widows, consecrated virgins, heroic martyrs, but also businesswomen, the wealthy, and an indomitable traveler on a world tour.Each chapter features a concise biography accompanied by writings from the early Church about the woman in question.The Mothers of the Church include:Holy Women of the New TestamentSt. BlandinaSt. Perpetua and St. FelicitySt. HelenaSt. TheclaSt. Agnes of RomeSt. MacrinaProba the WidowSt. MarcellaSt. PaulaSt. EustochiumSt. MonicaEgeria the TouristExplore the impact of each of these women on the Church, then and now. Their stories will enthrall you. Their writings will inspire you. Their witness will empower you.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. LaVergne : Our Sunday Visitor, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 693 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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