A Modest Apostle: Thecla and the History of Women in the Early Church
Susan E. Hylen
xiii + 182 pp., ill., bibl., index
New York: Oxford University Press
Uses Thecla as an example of how women in the early Christian church were both constrained by society and could become leaders as deacons and widows partly through their virtuous behavior.
Religion and Spirituality
9780190243821 (cloth); 9780190463762 (ebook)
Hylen, Susan E. A Modest Apostle: Thecla and the History of Women in the Early Church. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Sylvia. Accessed May 17, 2022. https://sylvia.library.wisc.edu/catalog/SYL1804.