Tag: women

February 8, 2012 / / Church

In its 6,000 years the world has seen many revolutions, but no revolution can compare to what has been accomplished in the world by Christ and his Church.  Christianity is the greatest revolution the world has ever seen.   In Acts 17, Paul and Silas passed through Thessalonica in Macedonia preaching the gospel of Jesus.  As was often the case, the righteous accepted their teachings and the rest rejected them. When the Jews chased them out of the city they chastised them, saying in Acts 17:6: “These who have turned the world upside down have come here too…”   So how were Christians turning the world upside down?  This article considers one important example – how the Church changed the world for women.  Treatment of Women in Ancient Cultures