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THEO 431 - Women in the Early Church: Finding Articles

A guide to library resources about the lives and roles of Christian women in the first centuries.

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Bibliography - Articles

T.J. van Bavel, "Augustine's View of Women,"
Augustiniana 39 (1989): 5-53.
Virginia Burrus, "The Heretical Woman as Symbol in Alexander, Athanasius, Epiphanius and Jerome,"
Harvard Theological Review 84 (1991): 230ff.
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.
F. Cardman, "Acts of the Woman Martyrs,"
Anglican Theological Review 70 (1988): 144-150.
Elizabeth Carnelley, "Tertullian and Feminism,"
Theology 92(745) (1989): 31-34.
Elisabeth Castelli, "Virginity and Its Meaning for Women's Sexuality in Early Christianity,"
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 2 (1982): 61-88.
C.E. Cerling, Jr., "Women Ministers In The New Testament Church?"
Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 19.3 (1976): 209-215.
Elizabeth A. Clark, "Ascetic Renunciation and Feminine Advancement: A Paradox of Late Ancient Christianity,"
Anglican Theological Review 63 (1981): 240-257. 
--- .Women in the Early Church.
Message of the Fathers of the Church 13. Wilmington: Michael Glazier, 1983.
--- . Ascetic Piety and Women's Faith: Essays on Late Ancient Christianity.
Studies in Women and Religion 20. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1986.
--- . "Ideology, History, and the Construction of 'Woman' in Late Ancient Christianity,"
Journal of Early Christian Studies (1994): 155-84.
Kate Cooper, "Insinuations of Womanly Influence: An Aspect of the Christianization of the Roman Aristocracy," Journal of Roman Studies 82 (1992): 150-64.
Church F. Forrester, "Sex and Salvation in Tertullian,"
Harvard Theological Review 68 (1975): 83-101.
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.
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.
Donald Kinder, "Clement of Alexandria: Conflicting Views on Women,"
Second Century 7.4 (1989/90): 213-220.

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.
George W. Knight, III, "The 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 (1975): 81-91.
Ross S. Kraemer, "Women in the Religions of the Greco-Roman World,"
Religious Studies Review 9 (1983): 127-139.
Ramsey MacMullen, "Women in Public in the Roman Empire,"
Historia 29 (1980): 208-218.
Jo Ann McNamara, "Wives and Widows in Early Christian Thought,"
International Journal of Women's Studies 2 (1979): 575-592.
Michele Renee Salzman, "Aristocratic Women: Conductors of Christianity in the Fourth Century,"
Helios 16 (1989): 207-220.
4James 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 (1983): 283-295.
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.
C.E. Cerling, Jr., "An Annotated Bibliography
of the New Testament Teaching About Women,"
Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 16.1 (1973): 47-53.
A. Yarborough, Christianization in the Fourth Century: the Example of Women,
 Church History 45 (1976): 149-65.

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