The Bride of Christ Is Filled With His Spirit

  • Daniel N. Maltz


The purpose of this chapter is to examine female imagery as it is interpreted in a particular Bible-centered Protestant tradition, the pentecostal churches of Edinburgh, Scotland.* My intention is to throw light on some general characteristics of female imagery, some particular aspects of Christian female imagery, and a specific case of pentecostal female imagery which de-emphasizes motherhood and virginity.


Religious Experience Church Member Female Behavior Christian Church Holy Ghost 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel N. Maltz
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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