Women's rights and the Bible : implications for Christian ethics and social policy / Richard H. Hiers ; with a foreword by Lisa Sowle Cahill
- Hiers, Richard H.
- Eugene, Or. : Pickwick Publications, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xxxiii, 120 pages ; 23 cm
- 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 blblical 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.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-99) and indexes.
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