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Genre: History

The Gospel of the Beloved Companion: The Complete Gospel of Mary Magdalene by Jehanne de Quillan

1 year ago

336 words

42:7 so I saw my soul ascend again and he showed me the second great
bough, weighed down with the fruit of wisdom and understanding. And I saw
that before you can taste of its bounty, you must be free of all ignorance and
intolerance. Only then can you eat of the fruit and so pass upward unhindered
through the second of the seven gates. And I heard the voice of ignorance call
to me, but I knew him not, and so my soul did thus unchallenged.


Genre: Biblical Scholarship, Church History, History, Religion & Spirituality, Saints
Subjects: Catholicism, Church History, Early Christianity, Early Church, Feminism, Theology, Women

Ordained Women in the Early Church: A Documentary History by Carolyn Osiek, Kevin Madigan

1 year ago

205 words

In a time when the ordination of women is an ongoing and passionate debate, the study of women’s ministry in the early church is a timely and significant one. There is much evidence from documents, doctrine, and artifacts that supports the acceptance of women as presbyters and deacons in the early church. While this evidence…


Genre: History, Religion & Spirituality
Subjects: Feminism, History, Religion, Women Priests

Ostia speaks: Inscriptions, buildings and spaces in Rome’s main port by LB van der Meer

1 year ago

259 words

Written by LB van der Meer This monograph provides a brief introduction to the material history of Ostia, Rome’s harbour town from ca 300 BC until ca AD 600, before centering on about one hundred Latin as well as some Greek inscriptions, some of which are previously unpublished. It focuses on inscriptions which are still…


Genre: Ancient Rome, Archeology, History, Rome
Subjects: Ancient Rome, Archeology, History, Rome