Jesus interactions with women are an important element in the theological debate about christianity and women women are prominent in the story of christ jesus he was born of a woman had numerous interactions with women and was seen first by women after his resurrection . Jesuss countercultural view of women the place of women in the first century roman world and in judaism has been well documented and set forth in several recent books 1 most frequently women were regarded as second class citizens jesuss regard for women was much different from that of his contemporaries. Jesus and women in the gospel of john karen heidebrecht thiessen recently the issue of women in ministry has had a high profile in many churches there is agreement that women like men are called to minister within the church and to the world the debate focuses on the nature of ministry and the forms of expression appropriate for women. The status of women in the christian gospels mostly women were present at jesus execution matthew 2755 56 and mark 1540 41 describe many women who followed jesus from galilee and were present at his crucifixion the men had fled from the scene karen l king the gospel of mary of magdala jesus and the first woman apostle . Women also carry a special function as disciples in the gospel of mark first jesus states for whoever does the will of god is my brother and my sister and mother mk 335 the implication is that women can have a relationship with jesus
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