Womens and Gender Studies

WGST 280 AL Women in the Church

This is a survey course that explores the history of women as ministers in the church. From Jewish and Judeo-Christian roots, through subsequent centuries, the content will focus on women’s contributions, struggles, and evolution within and outside of ecclesiastical structures. Discussion will assess women’s contributions to the community of faith and how their role in church leadership has been recorded from the early church until today.

This course offers an Engaged Learning option.