Apostolic Women, Apostolic Authority


by Martyn Percy , Christina Rees

Apostolic Women, Apostolic Authority
Publication date: 2011-01-01
Number of pages: 230
ISBN: 9780819224507
Apostolic Women, Apostolic Authority addresses the state of women's leadership in the Anglican Communion and highlights the distinctive contribution women make when they take on senior posts. This collaborative work incorporates stories, theological reflection, and biblical scholarship, welcoming readers into a riveting conversation about the future of women, ministry, leadership, and communion.

Contributors, including Katharine Jefferts Schori, Catherine Roskam, and other women Anglican leaders, reflect on their shared experience as apostolic women.

* Part One looks at the role of women in the light of scripture and tradition
* Part Two explores women and ecclesiastical leadership
* Part Three assesses the challenges facing women's ministry today and explores some spiritual resources for meeting them
* Part Four imagines some possible futures
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