The Status of Women in the Old Testament

Shiyan QIAO


The Bible, the holy scripture of Christianity,has exerted a profound influence on Western society. It is the resource of discrimination against women. This thesis mainly focuses on the status of women in the Old Testament. It analyses Hebrew women’s miserable lives and low status through the illustrations from the Old Testament.


Old testament; Women; Status; Subordinate; Misery

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