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Author Hegy, Pierre
Title Equal at the Creation : Sexism, Society, and Christian Thought
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1998
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- 1 Gender Roles in Family and Culture: The Basis of Sexism in Religion -- 2 Gender in the Origins of Christianity: Jewish Hopes and Imperial Exigencies -- 3 The Aesthetics of Paradise: Images of Women in Christian Antiquity -- 4 Excluded by the Logic of Control: Women in Medieval Society and Scholastic Theology -- 5 Ave Virginia, Regina Terrae: The Power of Culture and the Culture of Power in Renaissance England -- 6 Separation of the Sexes: The Development of Gender Roles in Modern Catholicism -- 7 Towards a Single Anthropology: Developments in Modern Protestantism -- 8 Catholics and Protestants, Conservatives and Liberals: Christian Marriage Today -- 9 Weaving New Cloth: Overcoming Sexism in Ordination Policies -- 10 Understanding the Dynamics of Gender Roles: Towards the Abolition of Sexism in Christianity -- Afterword -- CONTRIBUTORS
As an unabashedly sexist institution that has long been rooted in patriarchal ideals, the Christian church has few . Written by recognized experts in church history, the articles in this book take a close look at women's status in key periods
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Link Print version: Hegy, Pierre Equal at the Creation : Sexism, Society, and Christian Thought Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c1998 9780802078520
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H?gy, Pierre
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