Women in the Bible

A New Adult Education Series

Going beyond the portraits of female characters in the Tanakh, the purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to major theoretical perspectives and significant recent interdisciplinary research as these relate to the topic of gender roles in the Bible.

The five-part course begins on Thursday, October 19, 2017. All classes begin at 7 PM.


  1. October 19: Reading Strategies and Eve the mother of it all
  2. November 2: Parenthood
  3. November 9: Sex: Honor and shame, victim and the price of it all
  4. December 7: Women together
  5. December 21: Class and ethnicity
    Make up date: January 4, 2018

Class Readings:

All materials are available here:

The Many Faces of CBTBI