Readings in Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition by Barbara J. MacHaffie Online

Readings in Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition
Title : Readings in Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition
Author :
Rating :
ISBN : 9780800625757
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 238

READINGS IN HER STORY is a unique anthology. Barbara MacHaffie has collected into one volume 74 of the most important Christian documents and passages by and about women. Ranging from Genesis to now, these primary sources put the reader directly in touch with the most significant and influential events, personalities, and issues of women's religious history. Often lamentabREADINGS IN HER STORY is a unique anthology. Barbara MacHaffie has collected into one volume 74 of the most important Christian documents and passages by and about women. Ranging from Genesis to now, these primary sources put the reader directly in touch with the most significant and influential events, personalities, and issues of women's religious history. Often lamentably and sometimes glorious, these voices--ancient and modern, female and male, Roman Catholic and Protestant, feminist and patriarchal--bear decisively on women's identities today.


Readings in Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition Reviews

  • Cat.

    This is a very basic overview of the situation women have found themselves in over the centuries in relation to the Church. Mostly it's not a pretty picture. While there was some shifting at various times, at any given time there were really very few options open to women. I was interested to find out about the change in how women were viewed prior to the 1800s (woman as Eve, i.e. the center of sin) as opposed to the evolution of their role in Victorian times (woman as the civilizer of the world [...]