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Martha from the margins : the authority of Martha in early Christian tradition

Author: Allie M Ernst
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 98.
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This book offers a comprehensive collection and analysis of early Christian traditions about Martha. It shows that the significance of Martha has been seriously underestimated and recovers a widespread tradition of Martha as apostle and authority figure for early Christians.
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Ernst, Allie M.
Martha from the margins.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
(DLC) 2009012186
(OCoLC)317778000
Named Person: Martha, Saint.; Marta, von Bethanien.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allie M Ernst
ISBN: 9789004186873 9004186875
OCLC Number: 711004341
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 369 p.) : ill.
Contents: Retrieving Martha from the margins --
A second Peter? : Martha in the gospel of John --
A different tomb, a different story : the Epistula Apostolorum --
Epistula Apostolorum : Hyppolytus on the Song of songs --
Singing a new song : Martha in liturgy and hymnody --
Picturing the myrrhophore --
Martha, diakonia and the gospel of Luke --
A Eucharistic ministry for Martha : the Apostolic church order and the Acts of Philip --
Martha as authority figure for early Christian groups --
Gathering the strands --
Appendix: The Easter narrative in the Epistula Apostolorum.
Series Title: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 98.
Other Titles: Authority of Martha in early Christian tradition
Responsibility: by Allie M. Ernst.

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'Martha from the Margins is a very illuminating text, and Ernst should be commended for making an excellent contribution to the study of women in religion and to early Christianity in general. She Read more...

 
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