A "Fluttering Flock" of Messengers? Women in the New Testament

Sarah S. Henrich

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1995

Issue: The Ministry of Women (Vol. 15, No 3, Summer, 1995)

Many arguments can and have been made about the role of the women in being the first to come to the empty tomb, the first to meet the risen Lord, and the first to be sent on their way with good news to proclaim. What matters is the trivializing language and clich├ęd images of womanhood that are put in front of a worshiping congregation of women, men, and children who take these as biblical descriptions of women.

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