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A women's history of the Christian church : two thousand years of female leadership

Author: Elizabeth Gillan Muir
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women have played a significant role in shaping the modern Christian church. Tracing two thousand years of female leadership, influence, and participation, Elizabeth Gillan Muir examines the various positions women have filled in the church. From the earliest female apostle, and the little known stories of the two Marys--the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene--to the enlightened duties espoused by the nun, the abbess  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Drama
Biographies
History
Théâtre
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Gillan Muir
ISBN: 9781487593858 1487593856 9781487593841 1487593848
OCLC Number: 1065964198
Description: xiii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Women in the Early Church : Part I --
Women in the Early Church : Part II --
Rise of the Virgin Mary and the devolution of Mary Magdalene --
Nun, the Abbess, and the Anchorite --
Papesse and La Pucelle --
Woman as Witch --
Mystics --
Women in religious communities before the Protestant Reformation : The Cathars, Beguines, Humiliati --
Women in religious communities in the Protestant tradition : Waldensians, Lollards, Anabaptists, Moravians, Baptists, Church of the Brethren, The Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) --
Methodism --
Women who founded churches under the Roman Catholic Church : Guglielmites, Ursulines, Mary Ward and the English Ladies. Company of the Daughters of Charity --
Other women who founded churches, Part I : Quakers, Shakers , The Society of Universal Friends, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Salvation Army, Christian Science --
Other women who founded churches, Part II : Church of the Nazarene, Foursquare Gospel Church, Mita Congregation, St. John's Apostolic Faith Mission, Pillar of Fire, Lumpa Church, Yoido Full Gospel Church, Mai (Mother) Chaza Church, Mother Leafy Anderson --
Missionary impulse --
Women in the church today --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Timeline.
Other Titles: Women's history of the Christian church :
Two thousand years of female leadership
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gillan Muir.

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Tracing two thousand years of female leadership, influence, and participation, Elizabeth Gillan Muir examines the various positions women have filled in the church.  Read more...

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