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A female apostle of Jesus appeared in 1977

Christianity didn’t know what to do with…Junia?

When you grew up Christian in the 20th century you were told that religion was mostly all about men. God, the disciples, Paul, all leaders—were male.

In 1977, a strange figure appeared on the scene. Scholars were saying that a name in Romans 16:7 had been misgendered. An apostle whose Latin name was Iounian—was female?

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