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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist
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Chris Geraghty
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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist

Chris Geraghty


Religion & beliefs;
Christian theology


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How did Jesus treat women? Chris Geraghty delves into scriptures and history showing how Jesus practised a radically inclusive approach to women that challenged the inequitable beliefs and practices of his own culture and community.


Yet the Church has historically failed to follow its own founder's example, instead taking its direction from the early tradition of male-only apostles developed by misogynist Church Fathers. Today this attitude is still carried on by a leadership that sees women as inferior, decreeing that only males can represent Jesus in ministry and preside over the Eucharist.


This learned, humorous, irreverent book reminds us that Jesus was a feminist and argues that the Church must repent and honour this in order to restore women's place as fully equal to men, in the Church and in the world.

Jesus: The Forgotten Feminist by Chris Geraghty
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By:   Chris Geraghty
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   330g
ISBN:   9781925073478
ISBN 10:   1925073475
Publication Date:   April 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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