Some atheists say that the Bible is outdated and cannot be trusted because of its view about women. If only they read the Bible, they would find out that this is not the case. Indeed, women were forbidden to hold church positions, but it does not mean they are ignored in society.
From the Old Testament to the New Testament, there are countless women believers who stood to the task, and were courageous, sometimes even more than their male counterparts. Some notable women of faith in the Bible include Rahab, Hannah, Ruth, and Esther in the O.T; and Mary, Mary Magdalene, Phebe, Priscilla are mentioned in the N.T.
Women are sometimes regarded as the “weaker vessel”, but it primarily pertains to their emotional side, and not their capability to do things for the Lord. What verses in the Bible talk about women?