By Lynn H. Cohick,Amy Brown Hughes

From dealing with wild beasts within the area to governing the Roman Empire, Christian women--as preachers and philosophers, martyrs and empresses, virgins and mothers--influenced the form of the church in its formative centuries. This publication presents in one quantity an almost entire compendium of extant proof approximately Christian ladies within the moment via 5th centuries. It highlights the social and theological contributions they made to shaping early Christian ideals and practices, integrating their impact into the heritage of the patristic church and displaying how their achievements might be edifying for modern Christians.

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From dealing with wild beasts within the enviornment to governing the Roman Empire, Christian women--as preachers and philosophers, martyrs and empresses, virgins and mothers--influenced the form of the church in its formative centuries. This e-book offers in one quantity a virtually entire compendium of extant proof approximately Christian girls within the moment via 5th centuries.

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