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The call for women bishops

Author: Harriet A Harris; Jane Shaw
Publisher: London : SPCK, 2004.
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"This diverse and compelling collection of essays argues the case for women bishops. It reflects experiences of women who serve as bishops and provides perspectives from across the major denominations on women in leadership roles." "The contributors include the first female bishop in the Anglican Communion, as well as a range of bishops, other clergy and lay people, male and female, from Africa, the USA, Australia,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet A Harris; Jane Shaw
ISBN: 0281056218 9780281056217
OCLC Number: 56923565
Description: xiii, 196 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The calling of women bishops / Jane Shaw and Harriet Harris --
Why not have women bishops? : meeting the arguments head-on / John Barton --
Living the change ; on being the first woman bishop in the Anglican Communion / Barbara C. Harris --
From icon to action / David Stancliffe --
Resisting intransigence / Walter Paul Khotso Makhulu --
Women bishops in antiquity : apostolicity and ministry / Rebecca Lyman --
Bishops and the formation of Anglicanism / Vincent Strudwick --
Women and the integrity of Anglican orders / John Gladwin --
A Roman Catholic's view on the apostolicity of women / Tina Beattie --
Do we need women bishops? / Christina Le Moignan --
Can a woman have authority over a man? : some biblical questions and an evangelical response / Rosy Ashley --
Authority / Penny Jamieson --
Women in leadership : a British Baptist perspective / Myra Blyth --
Humanity fully represented before God : a liturgical approach / Bridget Nichols --
The vocation of Anglicanism : an Orthodox-Catholic suggestion / Robin Gibbons --
Living the experience : holding the reins of authority / Geralyn Wolf --
Why women bishops are still on the waiting list in Africa / Esther Mombo --
Identifying the needs of the twenty-first century Church / Carolyn Tanner Irish --
Doing things differently / Bill Ind --
We wish you were here : some views from the pews / Carrie Pemberton --
Reflections from the Anglican Church of Australia / Peter Carnley --
The road to women bishops : the Scottish experience / Ruth B. Edwards --
Afterword / Marilyn McCord Adams.
Responsibility: edited by Harriet Harris and Jane Shaw.

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"This diverse and compelling collection of essays argues the case for women bishops. It reflects experiences of women who serve as bishops and provides perspectives from across the major denominations on women in leadership roles." "The contributors include the first female bishop in the Anglican Communion, as well as a range of bishops, other clergy and lay people, male and female, from Africa, the USA, Australia, England, Scotland and New Zealand, from the Anglican, Methodist, Baptist, Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches." "The result is a book that speaks with authority both on the role of bishops in the Christian tradition, and of the experiences of male and female clergy and laity in the twenty-first-century worldwide Church."--BOOK JACKET.

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