Teaching Women’s World History
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Topic #2: Early Christianity

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Some scholars have suggested that the majority of Christians in the first century may have been women, and it was in women’s “house churches” where congregations of Christians gathered to worship.

1)  The First Christians  Scholar Elizabeth Clark describes the status of women in early Christianity.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/first/roles.html

2)  Early Christianity and Women's History  Full list of links to access important women, early saints, the teachings about women by the early church fathers, and the status of women in early Christian communities.