Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity

@inproceedings{Tervahauta2017WomenAK,
  title={Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity},
  author={Ulla Tervahauta and Ivan Miroshnikov and Outi Lehtipuu and Ismo O. Dunderberg},
  year={2017}
}
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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Women as Readers of the Nag Hammadi Codices
Abstract:Recent scholarship has analyzed the Nag Hammadi codices as fourth- or fifth-century books that ought to be interpreted in the historical, ecclesiastical, ritual, theological, and literaryExpand

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