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A few days ago, I finally finished the last pages of Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary1, written by Dr. Ben Witherington III. 1,033 more words
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The men apparently thought that the women’s tale of a risen Jesus was nonsense, “an idle tale,” and “they did not believe them” (Luke 24:11). This is not surprising: women in that culture were generally considered too emotional or too illiterate to be valid witnesses.