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Women in Ministry

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the entry of women into the clergy in the United States. The first ordination of women to the priesthood was conducted by three rebel Episcopal bishops at the Church of the ... More


Introduction: Interesting Times

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about American clergy. This book examines the alleged shortage facing American clergy and describes the status or conditions of ... More


She Preached the Word: Women's Ordination in Modern America

Benjamin R. Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190882365
eISBN:
9780190882396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882365.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

She Preached the Word is a landmark study on women’s ordination in contemporary American religious congregations. In this groundbreaking work, Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin draw upon a novel ... More


Shedding Colonialism, 1953–1976

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The proportion of Chinese members in St John’s congregation gradually increased. Congregations grew in the post-war years and so did the Cathedral’s funds. St John’s continued to support the Chinese ... More


Support and Skepticism Regarding Women’s Ordination

Benjamin R. Knoll and and Cammie Jo Bolin

in She Preached the Word: Women's Ordination in Modern America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190882365
eISBN:
9780190882396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882365.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on why some people support women’s ordination while others oppose it. It takes a deep dive into face-to-face personal narrative interviews to uncover the common themes and ... More


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