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Author: Gary Macy

The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West by Gary Macy

7 years ago

312 words

The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination. But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate? In the early centuries of Christianity, ordination was the process and the ceremony by which one moved to…