Leonie B, Dr Liveris's Ancient Taboos and Gender Prejudice: Challenges for Orthodox PDF

By Leonie B, Dr Liveris

This publication explores the suffering genesis of a women's move within the Orthodox Church in the course of the ecumenical circulate of the 20 th century at a time while militant conservatism is rising in Orthodox nations and fundamentalism within the diaspora.

Offering an figuring out of the participation of ladies within the Orthodox Church, relatively throughout the 50 years of the club of the Orthodox church buildings on the planet Council of church buildings, this booklet contributes to the continuing debates and feminist research of women's participation, ministry and sexuality within the existence and perform of the Church common. The ebook finds either the confident contributions to ecumenism and the problems confronting Orthodox girls wishing to take part extra totally within the management and ministry in their church.

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