Holy Misogyny: Why the Sex and Gender Conflicts in the Early Church Still Matter

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 01/15/2017 - 10:50

"In Holy Misogyny, bible scholar April DeConick wants real answers to the questions that are rarely whispered from the pulpits of the contemporary Christian churches. Why is God male? Why are women associated with sin? Why can't women be priests? Drawing on her extensive knowledge of the early Christian literature, she seeks to understand the conflicts over sex and gender in the early church-what they were and what was at stake.