Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity

  title={Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity},
  author={Ulla Tervahauta and Ivan Miroshnikov and Outi Lehtipuu and Ismo O. Dunderberg},
Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity offers a collection of essays that deal with perceptions of wisdom, femaleness, and their interconnections in a wide range of ancient sources, including papyri, Nag Hammadi documents, heresiological accounts and monastic literature. 
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