Jesus Christ and women

28 – 30 AD

Jesus did not tackle male dominance directly. But in his dealings with women he showed that he treated them on an equal footing. And he established a new priesthood that includes a radical openness to women. Women were present at the Last Supper.

The following texts explain this more fully:

Read: Jesus from an Ecofeminist Perspective, by Ivonne Gebara.

Jesus Christ:

On the Last Supper:


On appointing only men among the twelve apostles: