Are we ready to welcome a female savior with the authority, wisdom, and strength we expect from a savior? Or do we still think a savior should properly be male? Presenters: Dr. Shirley Paulson and Dr. Susan Humble (with host Helen Mathis)
She’s modeling for us how to find the divine help for ourselves and how, in turn, we become helpers for others. Norea provides one more window on the world of the early Christ followers.
Now that these new discoveries have shown us the very close ties between Norea, the Father God, and Christ, there is a new set of possibilities for ways Christian divinities can be seen.
Norea is a powerful female character in both texts, which complement what we know about her but do not give a completely matching picture. Presenter: Dr. Hal Taussig (with host Dr. Shirley Paulson)