Titolo: The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: ...
Casa editrice: Oxford University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2007
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination. But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate? How might the current debate change if our view of the history of women's ordination were to change? In The Hidden History of Women's Ordination, Gary Macy argues that for the first twelve hundred years of Christianity, women were in factordained into various roles in the church. He uncovers references to the ordination of women in papal, episcopal and theological documents of the time, and the rites for these ordinations have survived. The insistence among scholars that women were not ordained, Macy shows, is based on a later definition ofordination, one that would have been unknown in the early Middle Ages. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0195189701
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