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Women in the early Christian ministry

a reply to Bishop Doane, and others

by Ellen Battelle Dietrick

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Published by A.J. Ferris in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Women clergy,
  • Women in Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ellen Battelle Dietrick.
    ContributionsCatt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner., National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    LC ClassificationsJK1881 .N357 sec. III, no. 20
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1054213M
    LC Control Number93838306

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In a time when the ordination of women is an ongoing and passionate debate, the study of women's ministry in the early church is timely and significant. With this book, church historians Kevin Madigan and Carolyn Osiek present fully translated literary, epigraphical, and canonical references to women in early church /5(11).

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Does God choose only men to lead, teach, and preach. What is God’s vision for women in ministry. What do the Bible, the Jewish Talmud and early Christian writings really mean about women in ministry.

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The early Christian texts refer to various women activists in the early church. One such woman was St. Priscilla, a Jewish missionary from Rome, who may have. The early female disciples of Jesus assumed leadership in the earliest Christian Churches alongside their brothers. This is reflected in Paul's letters, the Acts of the Apostles, and other early Christian writings.

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Her shows that women led and served communities Asia Minor, Greece, Spain, Egypt, Sicily, Italy, Palestine and Yugoslavia. Women were included in the missions of Paul, and he refers to some of them with his favourite ministry terms: coworker, apostle (apostolos), and minister/deacon (diakonos).Paul does not identify any of his male or female colleagues as elder, bishop, or pastor.

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