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Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority

Women in Today's Church

Apostolic Women,Apostolic Authority

Women in Today's Church

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Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
ISBN: 9781848250406
Published: 30/09/2010
This volume focuses on the distinctive voice and contribution of women to senior ordained and lay Anglican leadership and assesses where the Communion currently is, and looks constructively and courageously to the future. Stories from around the Anglican Communion and theological reflection on actual praxis are offered as a means to informing and shaping the future. The book arises out of the shared experience and concerns of women in senior roles in ministry, church leadership, theological education and other areas. Part One looks at the role of women in the light of scripture and tradition,Part Two explores women and ecclestiastical leadership,Part Three assesses the challenges facing women's ministry today and explores some spiritual resources for meeting them,Part Four imagines some possible futures.

Martyn Percy

Martyn Percy is Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Prior to this he spent ten years as Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon and the Oxford Ministry Course. He is also Professor of Theological Education at King's College London, and Professorial Research Fellow at Heythrop College London. Martyn has written a number of books on theology and the Church including, Clergy: The origin of the species and Engaging Contemporary Culture: Christianity, theology and the concrete church. He has contributed to The Future of the Parish System and is a regular contributor to Reflections for Daily Prayer.

Rosalind Brown

ROSALIND BROWN is a Canon of Durham Cathedral; previously she trained ordinands at STETS, in Sarum College. A hymn writer of renown, she is the author of Being a Deacon Today.

Claire Amos, et al.

MARTYN PERCY is Principal of Ripon College Cuddeson. CHRISTINA REES recently stepped down as Chair of WATCH (Women and the Church), a position she had held for 13 years during which she spearheaded the movement for the ordination of women to the episcopate.