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  •  He had many women followers (1+ / 0-)
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    who in many cases were the bankrollers of His ministry; Mary of Magdala was wealthy (and contrary to published myths was not a prostitute; the Bible only says she had "seven demons" that Jesus cast out), and there were others such as Joanna who was, IIRC, the wife of a Roman official.

    Much of the treatment of women in the New Testament comes not from Jesus, but rather the prevailing attitudes towards women in ancient Judaean and Roman cultures.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 09:10:36 AM PDT

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