Fortress Press

Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition, Second Edition

Her Story

Women in Christian Tradition, Second Edition

Barbara J. MacHaffie (Author)


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An accessible, introductory text first published by Fortress Press in 1983, Her Story: Women in Christian History has sold over 30,000 copies of the first edition and has ably helped readers recover the oft-ignored or submerged stories of women in the Christian tradition, from biblical times to now.

Barbara MacHaffie, who wrote the brief history and compiled a lively anthology of companion primary readings, has revised and updated the text and readings. In this new edition, history and primary readings are combined and augmented with helpful pedagogical tools.

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9780800638269
  • Dimensions 7 x 9.25
  • Pages 400
  • Publication Date February 16, 2006


"A fast-paced, readable introduction to the status of women in Christian history."
— Robert T. Handy, Emeritus, Union Theological Seminary

"The best collection of primary texts about women in Christianity available."
— Betty A. DeBerg, University of Northern Iowa


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