Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 September 2015

200 Pages | 5 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190243821

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A Modest Apostle

Thecla and the History of Women in the Early Church

Susan E. Hylen

  • Argues that there is evidence of women's leadership within proto-orthodox Christian churches
  • Shows that married women exercised agency and were likely to have greater social influence than their unmarried peers