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The Resource Blessed among women? : mothers and motherhood in the New Testament, Alicia D. Myers

Blessed among women? : mothers and motherhood in the New Testament, Alicia D. Myers

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Blessed among women? : mothers and motherhood in the New Testament
Title
Blessed among women?
Title remainder
mothers and motherhood in the New Testament
Statement of responsibility
Alicia D. Myers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines ancient generative theories, physiological understandings of breast milk, and presentations of prominent mothers to analyze these themes in the New Testament and several early Christian writings. Identifying themselves as members of God's household, ancient Christians utilized motherhood as a theological category and a contested ideal for women disciples
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Myers, Alicia D.,
Dewey number
220.8/3068743
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Women in the Bible
  • Mothers in the Bible
  • Motherhood
Label
Blessed among women? : mothers and motherhood in the New Testament, Alicia D. Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Blessed Among Women?; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: Motherhood and Womanhood in New Testament Contexts; Mothers, Anthropology, and Theology in the New Testament; Cults of Motherhood: Matrons Ancient and Contemporary; Maternal Theologies, Maternal Bodies: Method, Argument, and Overview; 2. Maternal Bodies: Constructing Women in Mediterranean Antiquity; Sexes among the Sects: Debates on the Female in Greco-​Roman Medicine; [Hu]man or Un[hu]man: Masculinity in the Greco-​Roman World
  • What Makes a Woman? Femininity, the Female Body, and MotherhoodWo/​man-​Made: Maternal Bodies and the New Testament; 3. Conceiving Christ and Community: Mary, Mothers, and God's Household in the Gospels and Acts; Is the Mother a Parent? Ancient Theories of Conception, Generation, and Childbirth; Conceiving Christ and Community: Mary and Other Mothers in God's Household; Conclusions; 4. Taste that the Lord is Good!: Breastmilk and Character Formation in the New Testament; The Sacred Fount: Breastmilk, Paideia, and Character Formation in Mediterranean Antiquity
  • Learning to Drink: Breastmilk and New Testament PaideiaConclusions; 5. Salvation and Childbearing: Does Motherhood Matter?; Molding Princes for Rome: Maternal Power in the Augustan Age; Getting Saved: Multiple Traditions of the Maternal Telos in Early Christian Literature; Conclusions; 6. Conclusions: The Blessedness of Women; How to Become a Woman: Reviewing the Maternal Telos; Becoming a Woman after Christ: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament; The Blessedness of Women: Some Lingering Effects of the Maternal Telos; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn988166816
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190677091
Lccn
2017039302
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988166816
Label
Blessed among women? : mothers and motherhood in the New Testament, Alicia D. Myers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Blessed Among Women?; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: Motherhood and Womanhood in New Testament Contexts; Mothers, Anthropology, and Theology in the New Testament; Cults of Motherhood: Matrons Ancient and Contemporary; Maternal Theologies, Maternal Bodies: Method, Argument, and Overview; 2. Maternal Bodies: Constructing Women in Mediterranean Antiquity; Sexes among the Sects: Debates on the Female in Greco-​Roman Medicine; [Hu]man or Un[hu]man: Masculinity in the Greco-​Roman World
  • What Makes a Woman? Femininity, the Female Body, and MotherhoodWo/​man-​Made: Maternal Bodies and the New Testament; 3. Conceiving Christ and Community: Mary, Mothers, and God's Household in the Gospels and Acts; Is the Mother a Parent? Ancient Theories of Conception, Generation, and Childbirth; Conceiving Christ and Community: Mary and Other Mothers in God's Household; Conclusions; 4. Taste that the Lord is Good!: Breastmilk and Character Formation in the New Testament; The Sacred Fount: Breastmilk, Paideia, and Character Formation in Mediterranean Antiquity
  • Learning to Drink: Breastmilk and New Testament PaideiaConclusions; 5. Salvation and Childbearing: Does Motherhood Matter?; Molding Princes for Rome: Maternal Power in the Augustan Age; Getting Saved: Multiple Traditions of the Maternal Telos in Early Christian Literature; Conclusions; 6. Conclusions: The Blessedness of Women; How to Become a Woman: Reviewing the Maternal Telos; Becoming a Woman after Christ: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament; The Blessedness of Women: Some Lingering Effects of the Maternal Telos; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn988166816
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190677091
Lccn
2017039302
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988166816

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