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How Jesus Discipled Women
In a patriarchal culture, Jesus showed his followers a radically different way to relate and lead.
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I relate it to when Mary Magdalene went to the tomb of Jesus to care for the body, and then the body wasn't there. She didn't even know that she should
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disciple"). Their conclusions about Jesus' friendship with Mary Magdalene are speculative at best (not to mention that both Jesus and Mary were single).