Jesus seemed to have no problem with women. I also tend to think folks misunderstand the scriptures on a lot of things. What about the fact that many women in the old and new testament were in high positions such as Deborah in the book of Judges and Phoebe who was a first century Christian woman mentioned by the Apostle Paul in his Epistle to the Romans, verses 16:1-2 who was a deacon (leader) in the church who in his opinion was worthy of support.

For further reading I add this link: http://www.gty.org/resources/articles/a265
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