Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority Paperback
Women in Today's Church
by et al.; Claire Amos; Rosalind Brown;
In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Price and PurchaseOffer price: £16.99 Free UK Delivery Go to Basket
If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?Find Out More
Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority
Full Product Description
Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority by et al.; Claire Amos; Rosalind Brown was published by Canterbury Press in October 2010 and is our 47108th best seller. The ISBN for Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority is 9781848250406.
Reviews of Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority
Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review
Apostolic Women, Apostolic AuthorityPam Sanders, via The Good Book Stall
I very much regretted finishing the book, as I enjoyed it so much, even when challenged, and even when not necessarily agreeing with the writers. My overriding impression is that this is not a book for women only, nor is it a book solely about women in the Episcopacy, but a book for all the church: this book addresses the issues of ‘the search towards the wholeness of humanity’ (p15, Helen-Ann Hartley).
The theme is not just about women in places of authority, but about acknowledging that both male and female are made in the likeness of God: both are fully human. It is about different areas of the Anglican Communion being prepared to learn from each other; it is about whole member ministry: ‘The charismatic leader comes and goes. What is needed is the empowerment of the whole ongoing body and all its members.’ (p50, Sr Anita Cook)
I would love to give the chapter ‘What clergy do, especially when it looks like nothing’ (p137ff) to 3 sets of people: every diocesan bishop; every ordinand; every congregation – and have a copy of the chapter hung on the large notice board behind my computer so that I can return to it and refer to it when I think I’m not ‘doing’ or ‘being’ enough to those in my cure.
I would urge those who would not read this book because they are opposed to women in places of leadership to read it for what it says about ministry; skip the sections which make your blood boil, if any do, and read it as ministers for Jesus Christ, for there is much wisdom here – and some surprises.
Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority.
Details for Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority
|Page last updated||22nd April 2017|
|Author / Artist||et al.; Claire Amos; Rosalind Brown|
|Publisher||Canterbury Press (October 2010)|
|Number of Pages||217|