|Author:||,Ross Shepard Kraemer|
|Subcategory:||History & Criticism|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press (January 20, 1994)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
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It shows us how well feminist scholarship can operate, and it answers presiously neglected questions. -The Christian Century.
It shows us how well feminist scholarship can operate, and it answers presiously neglected questions. A bold new synthesis of the sources for women's religions in the Greco-Roman world which historians of women (including Kraemer herself) have painstakingly collected and analyzed over the past decades. -Bernadette J. Brooten, Harvard University, The Divinity School.
She also discusses women's religious rites, offices, and leadership "A bold new synthesis of the sources for women's religions in the Greco-Roman world which historians of women (including Kraemer herself) have painstakingly collected an. .
She also discusses women's religious rites, offices, and leadership. Kraemer stresses the sociological theories of Mary Douglas in her analysis, supplemented by a broad range of interdisciplinary scholarship. Her tentative theory of women's religions is very thought-provoking.
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Overall, the book is handsomely produced. The Religious History of the Roman Empire is a useful and challenging compilation of some very hard-to-come-by papers and will provide students of ancient paganism, Judaism, and Christianity with much fodder for further and more in-depth investigation of Roman religious life.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-267) and index. Whether pagan, Jewish, or Christian, religion was an integral part of the lives of women in the Greco-Roman world.
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She vividly recreates the religious lives of early Christian, Jewish, and pagan women, with many fascinating examples: Greek .
She vividly recreates the religious lives of early Christian, Jewish, and pagan women, with many fascinating examples: Greek women's devotion to goddesses, rites of Roman matrons, Jewish women in rabbinic and diaspora communities, Christian women's struggles to exercise authority and autonomy, and women's roles as leaders in the full spectrum of Greco-Roman religions.
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Sports & Outdoors. In this pathbreaking volume, Kraemer provides the first comprehensive look at women's religions in Greco-Roman antiquity, vividly recreating the religious lives of early Christian, Jewish, and pagan women. She offers many fascinating examples, and in every case, reveals the connections between the social constraints under which women lived and their religious beliefs and practices.