Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Tag: Celibacy

eshet chayil

Revisiting Eshet Chayil (“Woman of Valour”)

In this article, I look at the Hebrew word chayil, used in Proverbs 31:10 for an eshet chayil (“virtuous/ valiant woman”), and at the Greek word andreia (“courageous”), used to describe some Bible and early Christian women.

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Marcella early church women

Marcella of Rome: Academic and Ascetic

Marcella of Rome (325–410), friend of Jerome, dedicated herself and her considerable talents and resources to serving the church and helping the poor. Here’s some information about this remarkable woman.

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