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The expansion of women’s ordained ministry is likely one of the such a lot extraordinary and important advancements within the fresh heritage of Christianity. This choice of essays brings jointly top individuals from either educational and church contexts to discover Christian reviews of ordaining girls in theological, sociological, historic and anthropological perspective.  Key questions comprise: How have nationwide, denominational and ecclesial cultures formed the several ways that women’s ordination is debated and/or enacted? What changes have women’s ordained ministry, and debates on women’s ordination, made in quite a few church contexts? What ‘unfinished company’ is still (in either congregational and wider ministry)? How have Christians variously conceived ordained ministry including either men and women?   How do ordained men and women interact in perform? What were the actual implications for woman clergy? And for male clergy? What specified matters are raised through women’s access into senior ordained/leadership positions?   How do episcopal and non-episcopal traditions fluctuate during this?

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