Christian Women in Late Antiquity Chart
The study of women in history depends on having accurate records still in existence today. Though only a small amount of information is available, there are still some good examples of women during the 4th and 5th centuries who cared for their families while also being involved in their church and social environment.
Reference Book – Feminine Threads by Diana Lynn Severance
Six Women of Focus: Marcella, Paula, Melania, Emmelia, Monica, and Mary
Using the provided chart, make a comparison of these women describing their Marriage & family, Economic & social status, Relationship with God, Ministries & accomplishments.
After the chart, complete the following:
What are the common characteristics of many of the Christian women who are remembered during this time of history? (1-2 paragraphs)
Compare some of their ministries and accomplishments with women today. (1-2 paragraphs)
APA is not required, but biblical support is expected for your answers.