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THEO 431 - Women in the Early Church: Keywords

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

Search Strategy using Keywords

1)    Determine the Key concepts of your topic

2)    Define your key words / search terms

3)    Choose your databases and resources

4)    Formulate the search statement

5)    Refine and focus your results

6)    Evaluate and manage the results

7)    Locate the full articles

Possible Keywords

Women in Christianity History Early Church, ca. 30-60

House Churches Services Women Provided

Patriarcy

Gender roles

Discipleship

St. Helena

St. Monica

Brigit of Kildare

Women as inferior

Leadership

Sexual Objectification

Stoning

Discrimination

Contextualizing Gender

Prejudice

Ethnicity

Oppression of women

Marriage equality

Apostle Paul's views on women

Prophetess

Teach of speak in church

Martyrs

Persecution

Equality

Archaeological

Artistic portrayals

Social Conventions

Why are women associated with sin?

Deacon (Deaconess)
Isis  
Phoebe  
Prisca  
Gospel of Mary
Bona Dea
Q  
widows  
deacons  
disciple  
Junia  
bishops  
Vestal Virgins
pseudonymity
maenads  
Persephone
Mary Magdalene
the Twelve
apostle  
Mary of Bethany

Marcella

 

Macrina Melania (both)

Paula
Proba
Egeria
Helena
ordination

Olympias

First Council of Orange

Council of Chalcedon
Blandina
Anthusa
Monica
Fabiola
"spiritual marriage"
Drusinia
remmariage