The Myth of Soulless Women
- Church faces backlash by rejecting women bishops. Grundy, Trevor // Christian Century;12/26/2012, Vol. 129 Issue 26, p14
The article reports that, following a November 2012 meeting of its Archbishops' Council that rejected allowing women to become bishops, the Church of England is moving to reverse that decision through its General Synod in response to public criticism.
- TOPICS OF INTEREST. BLAKELY, PAUL L.; GRATY, PHILIP; FISHER, J. HARDING; LORD, DANIEL A.; MURPHY, JOHN F. X. // America;7/24/1915, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p365
This section offers religious news briefs. An article by Lawrence Gilman in the June 1915 issue of the "North American Review" regarding the issue of women having no souls is being questioned. The increasing modernism in the Church of England is being feared to cause the collapse of the church....
- African synod heard the cry of women, laity. // National Catholic Reporter;10/30/2009, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p32
The author reflects on the empowerment for African women towards a larger role for laity that was discussed at the Synod of Bishops for Africa conference at the Vatican from October 4-25, 2009. The author assesses that this issue is the result of the kind of back-and-forth that disturbs the...
- Rejection of women bishops is not terminal. McGowan, Andrew // Eureka Street;11/30/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p27
The article discusses the full participation of women in ecclesial leadership particularly on the continent where Angelicans dominate. It notes that African Church leaders have played on the conservative side of serious intra-Anglican arguments due to the ordination of women. It also mentions...
- A CANTERBURY TALE. Kramer, Jane // New Yorker;4/26/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p40
The article discusses the Church of England and the efforts of some within the church to allow women to become bishops. The church first allowed women to be ordained in 1994, but the article also discusses the opposition that still rails against the ordination of women priests. Priest Helen-Ann...
- The Ordination of Women: Divinely Prohibited or Inevitable Development? Surlis, Paul // Japan Mission Journal;Autumn2014, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p181
The article offers the author's insight on the oppositions for the ordination of women as presbyters and bishops that is thought to be prohibited by divine law seen in he constant practice of the Church the times of Jesus Christ. He argues that there are no compelling reasons why women should...
- FBC schedules new Beth Moore study. // Malakoff News (TX);5/15/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 20, p3A
The article reports that women's ministry and outreach have become the focus at First Baptist Church (FBC) in Malakoff, Texas in which a program has been launched for women.
- Rescuing Augustine. Elsthain, Jean Bethke // Christian Century;01/15/97, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p52
Reviews the book `Veiled Desire: Augustine on Women,' by Kim Power.
- Augustine, feminism and religious life today. Rumsey, Patricia // Pastoral Review;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p20
The article focuses on the Augustinian theology of feminism and the religious life of women in the modern world. Saint Augustine's dissent of feminism and his thinking that virginity can be defended without marriage defamation are noted. His association of humanitarian sinful condition and his...