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. Based 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.