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Author Hiers, Richard H.
Title Women's rights and the Bible : implications for Christian ethics and social policy / Richard H. Hiers ; with a foreword by Lisa Sowle Cahill.
Published Eugene, Or. : Pickwick Publications, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  BS680.W7 H535 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxiii, 120 p. ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-99) and indexes.
Contents Part 1. Background : perspectives on women in Old Testament times. The so-called "patriarchs" and their wives -- Other stories about biblical husbands and wives -- Other biblical women of recognized status or importance -- Women in books of the Bible names for women -- Perspectives on women in other biblical traditions -- Part 2. The rights and legal status of women in biblical law. Women's rights -- Equal protection -- Capacity to appear and testify in court -- Capacity to make contracts and to purchase, own, and sell property -- Women as beneficiaries of wills and donors of estates -- Women as heirs to property by operation of law -- Summary of findings -- As to Christian ethics and social policy.
Subject Women in the Bible.
Bible and law.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Middle East.
Related Names Cahill, Lisa Sowle.
ISBN 1610976274
OCLC number 795911787