Fri, April 13, 2012
Jesus' resurrection appearance to women has meaning to all marginalized
In all four of the New Testament gospels, women are the
first to experience the resurrected Jesus. Mary, mother of Jesus, knew
at his birth that generations would call her blessed. She was present
throughout his crucifixion. Mary Magdalene's story from the Gospel of
John is especially powerful: She talked with the risen Jesus as the
rabbi who knew her personally.
Is the message of Easter
different for women? The Herald-Leader asked faith bloggers and other
female clergy for their response. Here are their edited remarks.
See "Link to External Source Article" below to read further.
Jesus did indeed change the way the world sees women in regards to spiritual equality. His recognition of women as spiritual equals with men was revolutionary in his day, and this recognition remains a challenge, even to 21st century societies.
Please see our dedicated page to Jesus and Women to read even more Urantia Book teachings about the Master's loving inclusion of women even into his mission on earth...
Marian McClure Taylor
Mary Seeger Weese
Debra Glenn Monck
Melissa Bane Sevier
Link to External Source Article