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1. Describe the changing role of women in Judaism from the pre-scriptural era, through the portrayal of women in the Hebrew scripture/Old Testament, to Jewish women in the modern era. What is the most damaging biblical passage concerning women and what is Crandall’s assessment of this passage?


2. ┬áBased on New Testament writings, what were Jesus and Paul’s view of women? (For Paul, distinguish between Paul’s writings and those of the Deutero-Paulinist writings,) Also, describe the changing role of Christian women in the Church in Catholicism and Protestantism.