The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West

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Author: Gary Macy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Genre: History
Pages: 276
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0195189701
ISBN 13: 9780195189704
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Those who read the New Testament carefully, will notice that some texts are more women-friendly than others. For instance, the apostle Paul mentions female prophets, travels together with a deaconess, greets a woman overseer and even mentions a female apostle...