Was Jesus A Feminist

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A 33 page paper. Because Jesus treated women with respect and dignity, authors have referred to Him as a feminist. To explore the question, this paper first an overview of feminism, what does it mean. The second section reviews and discusses how women were treated in the First Century - what rights did women have, what was expected of them and what were they not allowed to do. The bulk of the essay discusses how Jesus treated women, with numerous examples from the New Testament. The writer demonstrates the differences between how women were treated and how Jesus treated them, identifying how these interactions were contrary to the norms. The essay includes a 1 page outline and an annotated bibliography, both are included in the page count. Bibliography lists 22 sources.