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Women Erased: From the Lectionary
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
1 hour 15 minutes
62 MB
Michael Peppard, Ph.D.

Michael Peppard, PhD, associate professor of New Testament Studies at Fordham University, discusses how Biblical women are disproportionately underrepresented in the assigned Scripture readings for the Church year: some women are omitted entirely, others are only read at weekday mass, and still others are made "optional." Providing examples from both the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, Dr. Peppard covers just the tip of the iceberg in this presentation.  To go deeper, read Michael Peppard's Commonweal article, "Household Names: Junia, Phoebe, & Prisca in Early Christian Rome" by clicking here. Read Sr. Ruth Fox's article, "Women in the Bible and the Lectionary" by clicking here.

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