Arts > The women the gospels forgot: Jesus' female followers

12 April 2018 | by Lucy Lethbridge

The women the gospels forgot: Jesus' female followers

Professors Helen Bond and Joan Taylor


Once upon a time, all that was required of distinguished scholars fronting television documentaries was that they look gravely over their spectacles and whisper at the viewer from the world’s great libraries. No longer: nowadays they must stride athletically through large landscapes and busy airports, dispensing knowledge without getting out of breath.

There was quite a lot of this in the completely fascinating Jesus’ Female Disciples …


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