Joan Kennedy of Farmington, CT, holds a master’s degree in theology from Boston College. She gives presentations to parishes, retreat houses and spirituality groups. Her topic today: “Mouthy Women of the New Testament” and what we can learn from them. Send inquiries about her presentations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Martha is busy in the kitchen; Mary sits at Jesus’ feet. Scholars differ about what the story signifies. Is Jesus affirming women’s non-traditional roles (of sitting like male Torah students at his feet) or dissing women who complain?
over his objection.
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