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Out of the Shadows Exhibit

October 17

On Exhibit in Gallery South through December 17

We are pleased to present in Gallery South a collection of art offering a rarely seen perspective on the role of women in the early Christian church.  The “Out of the Shadows” exhibit features photographs of frescoes, sarcophagi, and mosaics from Rome that portray women playing active leadership roles in the first few centuries of Christian history. Women are depicted in prayer and prophecy, as disciples and teachers, breaking bread in ritual meals, and taking on other high-profile roles previously thought to be reserved for men alone. One piece even depicts a woman named as “episcopa”—bishop.

The exhibit was curated by Dr. Anna Miller, the director of the Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice at Xavier University.

This is only the second time that this collection has been displayed in the United States.

Details

Date:
October 17
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Website:
https://cincinnaticathedral.com/gallery-south/

Venue

Gallery South
318 E. Fourth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45230 United States
Phone:
513.621.1817

Organizer

Mike Phillips
Email:
nkymikephillips@gmail.com