Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Livia Neureiter - Christian Wonderwomen? Effective Annunciation in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles

The healing and resurrection of women and women as healers and miracle workers of resurrections show up in different places throughout the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles. Therefore, attention is given to the constructions of gender as central line of discourse in these texts, which aim to present and communicate Christian faith in entertaining forms. This will be accomplished against the background of the fact that Early Christianity can be generally characterized as an age of healing.

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