Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian Thought (Google eBook)
The first Christians operated with a hierarchical model of sexual difference common to the ancient Mediterranean, with women considered to be lesser versions of men. Yet sexual difference was not completely stable as a conceptual category across the spectrum of formative Christian thinking. Rather, early Christians found ways to exercise theological creativity and to think differently from one another as they probed the enigma of sexually differentiated bodies.
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Review: Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian ThoughtUser Review - Christopher - Goodreads
Good book. Can be very dry and boring at times. Author assumes you already know a lot about sexual difference among early Christian authors. This book offers a fresh new analysis. Only would recommend ... Read full review