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RELS 263 - Women and Gender in Early Christianity


3 Credits
Women’s place in early Christian communities from the New Testament period to the fifth century. Various New Testament and early Christian writings are read and carefully analyzed. Examines Mary, the mother of Jesus, as her representation changes over the course of time. The work of feminist interpreters of Christian writings are used to examine how the discourse about and around women was played out in the development of Christianity in its first centuries, and what importance this has for women’s spirituality. (LAS) (RE) (WS) (CORE: Religion, MWGS)
Other: Does not satisfy the LAS requirement if used to fulfill Mission requirement.



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