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Women in the Early Church

Primary Sources

Book or monograph Holy Women of the Syrian OrientSebastian P. Brock & Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Translators & Introducers. Holy Women of the Syrian Orient. The Transformation of the Christian Heritage 13, new edn. Berkeley / Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0520213661. pp. 218. {Amazon.com}

Secondary Sources

Article in Journal or Book T.J. van Bavel, "Augustine's View of Women," Augustiniana 39 (1989): 5-53.
Book or monograph Jorunn Jacobson Buckley, Female Fault and Fulfillment in Gnosticism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0807816965. pp. xv + 180. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Virginia Burrus, "The Heretical Woman as Symbol in Alexander, Athanasius, Epiphanius and Jerome," Harvard Theological Review 84 (1991): 230ff.
Book or monograph Virginia Burrus, Chastity as Autonomy: Women in the Stories of the Apocryphal Acts. Studies in Women and Religion 23. Lewiston: NY / Queenson, ON: Edwin Mellen, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0889465266. pp. 136. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Averil Cameron & Amélie Kuhrt, Images of Women in Antiquity. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd., 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0415090954. pp.352.
Book or monograph Canterella: Pandora's DaughtersEva Canterella, Pandora's Daughters. The Role of Women in Greek and Roman Antiquity. Maureen B. Fant, translator. Baltimore / London: John Hopkins Unversity, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 080183385X. pp.xv + 229. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book F. Cardman, "Acts of the Woman Martyrs," Anglican Theological Review 70 (1988): 144-150.
Article in Journal or Book Elizabeth Carnelley, "Tertullian and Feminism," Theology 92(745) (1989): 31-34.
Article in Journal or Book Elisabeth Castelli, "Virginity and Its Meaning for Women's Sexuality in Early Christianity," Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 2 (1982): 61-88.
On-line Resource Charles E. Cerling, "Women ministers in the New Testament church," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 19.3 (Summer 1976): 209-215. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Elizabeth A. Clark, "Ascetic Renunciation and Feminine Advancement: A Paradox of Late Ancient Christianity," Anglican Theological Review 63 (1981): 240-257.
Book or monograph Elizabeth A. Clark, Ascetic Piety and Women's Faith. Essays on Late Antiquity. New York / Toronto, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0889465290. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Elizabeth A. Clark, ed. Women in the Early Church. Message of the Fathers of the Church 13. Wilmington: Michael Glazier, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0894533320. pp.250. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Elizabeth A. Clark, Ascetic Piety and Women's Faith: Essays on Late Ancient Christianity. Studies in Women and Religion 20. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0889465290. pp. xv + 425. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Elizabeth A. Clark, "Ideology, History, and the Construction of 'Woman' in Late Ancient Christianity," Journal of Early Christian Studies (1994): 155-84.
Book or monograph Clark: Women in Late AntiquityGillian Clark, Women in Late Antiquity: Pagan and Christian Lifestyles. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. Pbk. ISBN: 0198721668. pp.352. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Gillian Cloke, "The Female Man of God," Women and Spiritual Power in the Patristic Age, AD 350-450. London / New York, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0415094704. pp.243. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Kate Cooper, "Insinuations of Womanly Influence: An Aspect of the Christianization of the Roman Aristocracy," Journal of Roman Studies 82 (1992): 150-64.
Book or monograph Cooper: The Virgin and the BrideKate Cooper, The Virgin and the Bride. Idealized Womanhood in Late Antiquity. MA / London, 1996. Pbk. ISBN: 0674939506. pp.129. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Jean Daniélou, The Ministry of Women in the Early Church, 2nd edn. Glyn Simon, translator. Leighton Buzzard, Beds.: Faith Press, 1974. pp.31.
Book or monograph Stevan L. Davies, The Revolt of the Widows. The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts. Carbondale, IL.: Southern University Press, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0809309580. pp. x + 139. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Elizabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, In Memory of Her: A Feminist Reconstruction of Christian Origins. London: SCM Press, 1996. Pbk. ISBN: 0334026393. pp. 416. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Church F. Forrester, "Sex and Salvation in Tertullian," Harvard Theological Review 68 (1975): 83-101.
Book or monograph Jane F. Gardner, Women in Roman Law and Society. London / Sydney: Croom Helm, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0253206359. pp.281. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Judith Evans Grubbs, Women and the Law in the Roman Empire. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd., 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0415152410. pp.384. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Wayne Grudem, "The Meaning Of ('Head': 'An Evaluation Of New Evidence, Real And Alleged," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 44.1 (2001): 25-65.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Roger Gryson, The Ministry of Women in the Early Church. Jean Laporte & Mary Louise Hall, translators. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1976. Pbk. ISBN: 081460899X. pp. xvii + 156. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Susan Ashbrook Harvey, "Women in Early Syrian Christinaity," Averil Cameron & Kuprt Amelie, eds. Images of Women in Antiquity. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1983. pp.288-298.
Book or monograph Susanne Heine, Women and Early Christianity. Are the Feminist Scholars Right? John Bowden, translator. London: SCM Press, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0334024234. pp.vi + 182. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Anne Ewing Hickey, Women of the Roman Aristocracy as Christian Monastics. Studies in Religion 1. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1987. Textbook binding. ISBN: 0835717577. pp.vii + 151. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book H. Wayne House, "A Biblical View of Women in the Ministry ? Part 5: Distinctive Roles for Women in the Second and Third Centuries," Bibliotheca Sacra 146: 581 (1989): 41-54.
Article in Journal or Book Donald Kinder, "Clement of Alexandria: Conflicting Views on Women," Second Century 7.4 (1989/90): 213-220.
Book or monograph King: Images of the Feminine in GnosticismKaren L. King, ed. Images of the Feminine in Gnosticism. Studies in Antiquity and Christianity. Trinity Press International, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 1563383314. pp.480. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Frederick C. Klawiter, "The Role of Martyrdom and Persection in Developing the Priestly Authority of Women in Early Christianity: a Case Study of Montanism," Church History 49 (1980): 251-61.
On-line Resource George W. Knight, "New Testament teaching on the role relationship of male and female with special reference to the teaching/ruling functions in the church," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 18.2 (Spring 1975): 81-91.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Ross S. Kraemer, "Women in the Religions of the Greco-Roman World," Religious Studies Review 9 (1983): 127-139.
Book or monograph Ross S. Kraemer, ed. Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics: A Sourcebook on Women's Religions in the Greca-Roman World. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 0800620712. pp. xxix + 429. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Kraemer: Her Share of the BlessingsRoss S. Kraemer, Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews and Christians in the Greco-Roman World. Oxford / New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Pbk. ISBN: 0195086708. pp.286. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Women and Christian OriginsRoss Shepard Kraemer & Mary Rose D'Angelo, eds. Women and Christian Origins. New York: Oxford University Press, 199. Pbk. ISBN: 0195103963. pp.416. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Jean LaPorte, The Role of Women in Early Christianity. Studies in Woman and Religion 7. New York / Toronto: Edwin Mellen, 1982. Hbk. ISBN: 0889465452. pp.189. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph MacHaffie: Her StoryBarbara J. MacHaffie, Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1992. Pbk. ISBN: 0800625757. pp.238. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Ramsey MacMullen, "Women in Public in the Roman Empire," Historia 29 (1980): 208-218.
Article in Journal or Book Jo Ann McNamara, "Wives and Widows in Early Christian Thought," International Journal of Women's Studies 2 (1979): 575-592.
Book or monograph Pomeroy: Goddesses, Whores, Wives and SlavesSarah B. Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. New York: Schocken, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 080521030X. pp.267. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph R. Rader, Breaking Boundaries: Male/Female Friendship in Early Christian Communities. New York: Paulist, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0809125064. pp.117. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Joyce E. Salisbury, Church Fathers. Independent Virgins, new edn. New York / London: Verso, 1992. Pbk. ISBN: 0860915964. pp.176. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Michele Renee Salzman, "Aristocratic Women: Conductors of Christianity in the Fourth Century," Helios 16 (1989): 207-220.
On-line Resource James G Sigountos & Myron Shank, "Public roles for women in the Pauline church: a reappraisal of the evidence," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 26.3 (Sept. 1983): 283-295.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book H. Sivan, "On Hymens and Holiness in Late Antiquity. Opposition to Aristocratic Female Asceticism at Rome," Jahrbuch für Antike und Christentum 36 (1993): 81-93.
Book or monograph Tucker & Liefeld: Daughters of the ChurchRuth A. Tucker & Walter L. Liefeld, Daughters of the Church. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing Company, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0310457416. pp.560. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles E. Cerling, "Annotated bibliography of the New Testament teaching about women," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 16.1 (Winter 1973): 47-53.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book A. Yarborough, Christianization in the Fourth Century: the Example of Women, Church History 45 (1976): 149-65.

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