Paul endorsed the fundamental equality in Christ
of women and men.
Women took part in the Church's apostolate.
Paul asked women to wear a veil in the assembly to forestall cultural clashes.
- the Apostolic Constitutions;
- the Nicolai manuscript;
- the George Varus manuscript
- Vatican manuscript no 1872;
- reconstructed from seven manuscripts;
- Syriac manuscript.
- St. Ignatius, Antioch in Syria, died 110 AD
- St. Irenaeus, Marseilles in Gaul ,140 - 203 AD
- St. Clement, Alexandria in Egypt, 150 - 215 AD
- Tertullian, Carthage, North Africa, 155 - 245 AD
- Firmilian, Caesarea in Palestine, 200- 250? AD
- Ambrosiaster, Italy?, 315 - 403 AD
- Epiphanes, Cyprus
- St. John Chrystostom, Constantinople, Asia Minor, 344 - 407 AD
- St. Jerome, Palestine, 347 - 419 AD
- St. Augustine, Hippo, North Africa, 354 - 430 AD
- Pseudo-Augustine ? ?
- St. Isidore, Seville, Spain, 560 - 636 AD
- Didascalia Apostolorum, socalled Church Order, 3rd cent.
- Canons of Dionysius, Archbishop of Alexandria, 248 AD
- Council of Nicea, General Church Council, 324 AD
- Local Council of Gangra, local synod, 325-381 AD
- Synod of Laodicea, local synod, 363 AD
- Canons of St. Basil, rules of local bishop, 329-379 AD
- Apostolic Constitutions see here Book VIII, Church Order, ca. 400 AD
- Council of Carthage, local synod, 345 - 419 AD
- Synod of Orange, local synod, 441 AD
- Council of Chacedon, General Church Council, 451 AD
- Statuta Ecclesiae Antiqua, Church Order, 485 AD
- Synod of Epaon, local synod, 517 AD
- Synod of Auxerre, local synod, 588 AD
- Synod of Rouen, local synod ,650 AD
- Canons of Bishop Timothy, rules by Archbishop of Alexandria, 680 AD
- Penitentiary of Theodore, rules by Archbishop of Canterbury, 690 AD
- Council of Trullo, General Church Council, 692 AD
- Council of Nicaea II, General Church Council, 787 AD
- Capitulary of Theodulf, rules by Bishop of Orléans, 821 AD
- Decretum Gratiani, earliest Church law book, 1140 AD
- Paucapalea, canon lawyer/theologian, 1148 AD
- Rolandus Bandinelli, canon lawyer/theologian, 1148 AD
- Rufinus, canon lawyer/theologian, 1159 AD
- Sicardus of Cremona, canon lawyer/theologian, 1181 AD
- Hugucchio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1188 AD
- Johannes Teutonicus, canon lawyer/theologian, 1215 AD
- Henricus de Sergusio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1253 AD
- Guido de Baysio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1300 AD
- Joannes Andreae, canon lawyer/theologian, 1338 AD
- Antonius de Butrio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1408 AD
- Paucapalea, canon lawyer/theologian, 1148
- Rolandus Bandinelli, canon lawyer/theologian, 1148
- Rufinus, canon lawyer/theologian, 1159
- Sicardus of Cremona, canon lawyer/theologian, 1181
- Hugucchio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1188
- Johannes Teutonicus, canon lawyer/theologian, 1215
- St. Thomas
on womans lower status
on how women are born
on women's ordination, theologian, 1225 - 1274
- St. Bonaventure, theologian, 1217-1274
- Henricus de Sergusio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1253
- Guido de Baysio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1300
- Joannes Andreae, canon lawyer/theologian, 1338
- Antonius de Butrio, canon lawyer/theologian, 1408
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