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Women of Early Christianity

Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3

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Author: Alfred Brittain
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 113,309 / 335 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.4
LoC Categories: HQ, PR
Downloads: 767
Added to site: 2010.05.21 27831

rcial importance, found its support among the Jews in their religious history, in their divinely given pledges, and in laws of supernatural origin. And indeed they were a race of religious geniuses; they were as superior in this respect as were the Greeks in the realm of art and the Romans in that of government.

These facts, which are so universally acknowledged as to need no further reference here, warrant a closer study of the manner of life of the ancient Jewish women than that to which we can afford space.

In the Gospel narrative women hold a large place. As is natural, a very great deal of the grace and beauty of the record of Christ's life is owing to the spirit and presence of the feminine characters. This the Evangelists have ungrudgingly conceded. There does not seem to have been the least inclination to minimize the part played by women; indeed, their attitude toward Christ is by inference, and greatly to their credit, contrasted with that of the men. The women were immediately and ent



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