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Subject: History

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

2 years 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

2 years 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ca AD 600, before centering on about one hundred Latin as well as some Greek inscriptions, some of which are previously unpublished.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