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service and status of women in the churches by Kathleen Bliss

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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English


  • Women in Christianity.,
  • Women in church work.,
  • Women clergy.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kathleen Bliss ; with a foreword by W. A. Visser "t Hooft.
LC ClassificationsBV639.W7 B55
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6114242M
LC Control Number52011969

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Start your review of Woman, Church and State: A Historical Account of the Status of Woman Through the Christian Ages: With Reminiscences of Matriarchate Write a review Marsha rated it it was amazing review of another edition/5(9). I CORINTHIANS b As in all the churches of the saints, 34 the women [gunaikes] should keep silent [sigatosan] in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak [ lalein ], but should be in submission [ hupotassesthai ], as the Law also says. There has been a lot of controversy over the role of women in the Church. I believe the Bible, taken in the context of the 66 books, has given us all the answers to this dilemma. whose names are in the book of life. 1 Timothy but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. 1 Timothy older women as mothers. Firstly, she surveys the landscape of the contemporary church relative to the ministry of women. She outlines the current debate within certain denominations, the status of women in seminaries, and the founding of two recent organizations--the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and Christians for Biblical Equality.