VIDEO—Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, “Women’s Lives in Early Christianity”

03.21.2019 | The Maxwell Institute

Carolyn Osiek’s recent keynote address is now available to watch online: “Between the Holy and the Ordinary: Women’s Lives in Early Christianity.”


Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ delivered the keynote address at the Maxwell Institute’s symposium, “Material Culture and Women’s Religious Experience in Antiquity.” The symposium focused on material and visual evidence casting light on women’s religious experiences, perspectives, and activities in the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. See the full schedule here. Dr. Osiek focused on the lives of the earliest Christian women.

About Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ

Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ is the Charles Fischer Professor of New Testament Emerita, Brite Divinity School. She is co-author of A Woman’s Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity.