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Tag: Women in Church History

Rachel Speght feminist 1600s

Rachel Speght Replies to a Misogynist in 1617

In the early 1600s there was pushback against a rising tide of misogynism in Europe. Rachel Speght, a young Christian woman, responded and used her writing talent to encourage respect for women. Her witty and satirical piece is still entertaining. This short post contains a poem that I think you’ll enjoy.

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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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Barbara Aland

Barbara Aland and the Nestle-Aland Greek NT

Most modern translations of the New Testament rely on the Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament. One of the editors of recent editions of this Greek New Testament is scholar Barbara Aland. This article provides a brief history of the Nestle-Aland text and a brief biography of Barbara Aland.

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