The place of women in the first-century Roman world and in Judaism has been well-documented and set forth in several recent books. Other chapters in this volume will show that it was not. For Christ, women have an intrinsic value equal to that of men. Women are created in the image of God just as men are. Like men, they have self-awareness, personal freedom, a measure of self-determination, and personal responsibility for their actions. He treated women not primarily as females but as human beings.
Naked Young Man and the Easter Angel in the Gospel of Mark -- Mark 14:51-52
Naked In The Garden | The "Second" Look
And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body ; and the young men laid hold on him:. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible. Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Mark only.
A lesson from the disciple of Jesus who ran away naked
And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on him:. New International Version A young man, wearing nothing but a linen garment, was following Jesus. When they seized him, New Living Translation One young man following behind was clothed only in a long linen shirt.
Angelus Press. In The Young Man of Character Monsignor Toth invites boys to take up the challenge of conquering their soul with their eyes set on an ideal that has inspired men from antiquity to modern times: the man of firm principles and dauntless will power; the knight without fear and beyond reproach; the gentleman; the lad with a soul as strong as steel, straight as truth, bright as daylight, and crystal clear. But all was not said in that book, for just as nature needs grace to perfect it, progress in character-building depends on following the ultimate ideal, our Lord Jesus Christ. Here for the first time in English is the supernatural side of the program! Following the Lord Jesus from the crib at Bethlehem to the cross on Calvary , Christ and the Young Man schools the reader in how to be victorious in the spiritual combat.