Tag: women in the bible

Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar?

04/24 | According to popular belief, cult prostitution was common throughout the ancient world, particularly associated with the fertility rites of the Canaanites and Phoenicians. While some scholars suggest that temple prostitution   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Was Mary Magdalene Wife of Jesus? Was Mary Magdalene a Prostitute?

03/09 | Was Mary Magdalene a prostitute? Was Mary Magdalene wife of Jesus? These are the questions that concern author Birger A. Pearson in his article “From Saint to Sinner.”   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

First Person: Misogyny in the Bible

03/07 | According to scholar Christopher Rollston, there are many examples of the marginalization of women in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.


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