Woman-Power in the Canonical Gospels: A Paradigm for the Modern Patriarchal Societies

Article by T. Johnson Chakkuvarackal

Introduction One of the central themes of the Bible is equality. In biblical times, depending on the station in life a woman occupied, whether she was single or married, childless or widowed, her social significance varied considerably; and this is reflected in the use of the words dealt with. Gune, which can stand for mistress, …