A History of Women and Ordination, Vol. 1: The Ordination of Women in a Medieval Context


Super Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 33% on the A History of Women and Ordination, Vol. 1: The Ordination of Women in a Medieval Context by Brand: Scarecrow Press at SADC Network. MPN: 7857329. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. During the past fifty years, few issues have been more prominent and disputed in religious circles than has the ordination of women. This has been most acutely felt in the Roman Catholic Church, because the long-standing tradition of the Church has always seen women as incapable of ordination, and contemporary Papal encyclicals continue to support that position. Should such a tradition continue to be an obstacle to a change that is seen as desirable by so many groups? Is the push for this change


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During the past fifty years, few issues have been more prominent and disputed in religious circles than has the ordination of women. This has been most acutely felt in the Roman Catholic Church, because the long-standing tradition of the Church has always seen women as incapable of ordination, and contemporary Papal encyclicals continue to support that position. Should such a tradition continue to be an obstacle to a change that is seen as desirable by so many groups? Is the push for this change simply an outgrowth of the women's movement of the latter part of the 20th century?Careful top-level theological, historical, and biblical examination of the Papal arguments against the ordination of women disagree, and it is the purpose of this series to explore as fully as possible, and using the best scholarly research, the historical roots and evolution of the role of women in Christian ministry from its beginnings, as well as the changing shape of that ministry. This first volume contains two studies, the first by Gary Macy, one of the series editors, and the other by Fr. John Hilary Martin. Macy provides the background to the earliest understanding of "ordination" and discusses some of the controversy surrounding the change in the definition of the term in the 12th century. Until that time "ordination" meant, "installed," as a king was said to be ordained when he was crowned king; a deacon was ordained into the diaconate and so was a deaconess. Then the theologians and canonists of the period insisted that the only "true" ordination was to those roles that served at the altar, and that, furthermore, only men could serve in those roles. This discussion sets the stage for Fr. Hilary's detailed study of the continuing concern of theologians through the next 300 years with the question of why women could not be ordained. He presents a wide array of sources that evidence the concern of scholars over the justification of this practice of exclusion. Both studies offer a wealth of hitherto unavailable informat

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Brand: Scarecrow Press
Manufacturer:
Scarecrow Press
Category:
Women's Studies
MPN:
7857329
Release Date:
2002-09-04
EAN:
9780810843271
ISBN:
0810843277
Part Number:
7857329
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press
Creator:
Array
Publication Date:
2002-10-15
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Hardcover
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0.98 pounds
Item Size:
0.78 x 9.2 x 6.5 inches
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1.05 pounds
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6 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches

 


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