This book provided good information and it was easy to understand.
Torjesen does not provide any reason as to why that interpretation could not be a correct one and so she appears to have come to a hasty conclusion.
I'm not an expert on these topics, but I feel like I learned a lot while reading this book and I enjoyed it all the while.
I decided to read this book after seeing listed in an EdX course ("arly Christianity: The Letters of Paul"). Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles Franklin
I wrote a research essay on Christianity and feminism and this book was a fantastic resource for me. Its also an interesting and thought provoking read.Published 12 months ago by Rio
This book provided good information and it was easy to understand. It opened up my knowledge on women in ministry especially women in the priesthood. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Elaine Banks
I liked it because it shows that women can be priests unlike some would have us believe. Anyone going into the ministry or who has doubts about women's abilities to lead in the... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Lillian Ayala
Torjessen has tied together a number of essays on women in the early church and late antiquity, making a compelling argument that many of the Church's prohibitions (and attitudes)... Read morePublished on October 7, 2012 by doc peterson
While I think that the reviews that are more critical of this book make a lot of good points, I'm going to give the book 5 stars because:
-It's a terribly interesting,... Read more
I have not read this entire book, but the first section shows what little and meager evidence that there is for women priests in antiquity. Read morePublished on September 21, 2011 by ghmus7