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Ordaining Women

Culture and Conflict in Religious Organizations

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674641464

Publication Date: 03/15/1999

Short

249 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

3 comp line illustrations, 6 tables

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The Symbolic Significance of Women’s Ordination
  • External Pressures
  • The Changing Meaning of Women’s Ordination
  • Inerrancy, Sacramentalism, and Women’s Ordination
  • Internal Organizational Factors
  • The Changing Nature of Conflicts over Women’s Ordination
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1999 Distinguished Book Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
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