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Published Date: May 12, 2023

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New Voices: Pastors’ Wives and Medieval Religion with Dr. Beth Allison Barr

Why is history critical for how we understand theology? Author, professor, and historian Dr. Beth Allison Barr discusses her two new, forthcoming projects with Erin and Blake. Listeners get a front-row sneak peek into why the rise of the “pastor’s wife” role affected women’s ordination and why medieval history needs to be rediscovered by Protestants for the sake of women and men in our churches. 

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The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth  
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The Pastoral Care of Women in Late Medieval England (Gender in the Middle Ages) 

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