The Gendered Palimpsest
Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity
By Kim Haines-Eitzen
(Oxford University Press, USA, Hardcover, 9780195171297, 214pp.)
Publication Date: November 2011
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Throughout the book, Haines-Eitzen uses the notion of a palimpsest in its broadest sense to highlight the problems of representation, layering, erasure, and reinscription. In doing so, she provides a new dimension to the gendered history of early Christianity.