Many millions of Christians are only vaguely aware of the numerous women who occuply the pages of their Bibles.In this issue of Priscilla Papers, contributors write about Simon's mother-in-law; Apphia, who is adressed alongside Philemon and Archippus in Paul's letter; wealthy women in the first century Roman world, such as Phoebe of Romans 16: 1-2; and Mary, Jesus' mother.
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In This Issue
Simon's Mother-in-Law as a Minor Character in the Gospel of Mark: A Narrative Analysis
David E. Malick
Was Apphia an Early Christian Leader?: An Investigation and Proposal Regarding the Identity of the Woman in Philemon 1:2
Nicholas Rudolph Quient
Ave Maria: Old Testament Allusions in the Manificat
Amy Smith Carman.
Dismantling Socio-Sacred Hierarchy: Gender and Gentiles in Luke-Acts
Book Review: Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle's Vision for Men and Women in Christ, by Cynthia Long Westfall
Reviewed by Nicholas Rudolph Quient
Book Review: Women's Socioeconomic Status and Religious Leadership in Asia Minor in the First Two Centuries C. E., by Katherine Bain
Reviewed by Jeff Miller
Book Review: Does God Make the Man? Media, Religion and the Crisis of Masculinity, by Stewart M. Hoover and Curtis D. Coats
Reviewed by Lisa Guinther