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She preached the word. Women's ordination in modern America.

Author: Benjamin R Knoll; Cammie Jo Bolin
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press Inc 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
She Preached the Word' is a landmark study of women's ordination in contemporary American congregations. In this groundbreaking work, Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin draw upon a novel collection of survey data and personal narrative interviews to answer several important questions, including: Who supports women's ordination in their congregations? What are the most common reasons for and against women's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin R Knoll; Cammie Jo Bolin
ISBN: 9780190882365 0190882360
OCLC Number: 1057696616
Awards: Winner of Book to watch for, chosen by Andrew R. Lewis, Religion in Public blog.
Description: 288 pages
Contents: ContentsChapter 1. Introduction: The Need for a New PerspectiveChapter 2. Women's Ordination in America: A Contemporary OverviewChapter 3. Support and Skepticism Regarding Women's OrdinationChapter 4. Who Supports Women's Ordination in America?Chapter 5. A Second Look at Views on Women's OrdinationChapter 6. Clergywomen and Young Girls: The Importance of Role ModelsChapter 7. The Effect of Clergywomen: Religious RepresentationChapter 8. The Effect of Clergywomen: Religious Empowerment and MobilizationChapter 9. Conclusion: Clergywomen MatterData AppendixReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Benjamin R. Knoll; Cammie Jo Bolin.


She Preached the Word offers a timely and comprehensive examination of support for women's ordination in America's congregations and the effect of female clergy on those in the pews. It is an  Read more...


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She Preached the Word provides a detailed study of current attitudes in the US regarding the ordination of women in religious bodies. ... This book's conclusions are important for all who care about Read more...

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