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Women Writers, Writing for Women: Authors, Scribes, Book-Lenders, and Patrons

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on the roles women had in the production, reproduction, and dissemination of early Christian literature. Evidence for women as authors, scribe copyists, book-lenders, and patrons ... More


Women’s Literature?: The Case of the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Scholars have long questioned whether the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, which feature prominent female characters, could have been written by or for women. This chapter argues against such a claim ... More


A Distinction without a Difference?: Samarian and Judean Cultures during the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods

Gary N. Knoppers

in Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Some scholars have assumed that Samaria and Judah were substantially unlike one another in the Persian period. Until recently, there was little hard evidence to go by, but it is now possible to make ... More


Ethnicity, Communal Identity, and Imperial Authority: Contextualizing the Conflicts between Samaria and Judah in Ezra-Nehemiah

Gary N. Knoppers

in Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 6 focuses on the depiction of Samaria in Ezra-Nehemiah, analyzing the stories about conflicts between the Jerusalemite and Samarian authorities. The stress in Ezra-Nehemiah on the need to ... More


The Sceptre and the Sickle: The Transmission of Divine Power in the Orphic

Marco Antonio Santamaría Álvarez

in Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767206
eISBN:
9780191821370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767206.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The Orphic Hieros Logos in Twenty Four Rhapsodies is one of the last Greek theogonies dating between the late Hellenistic and early Imperial era. The chapter seeks to analyse the way in which divine ... More


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