Was Jesus a Manly Man? On Reading Masculinity in the New Testament

Colleen M. Conway

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/4/2016

Issue: Masculinity (Vol. 36, No 1, Winter, 2016)

The idea of “how to be a man” has always been culturally determined, in the world of Jesus just as it is now. Understanding how the ancient world construed masculinity can help us see how the New Testament portrayal of Jesus both reflects and undermines this worldview.

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