Tag Archives: Women priests

Unoriginal Sin

I wrote before, in ‘A Sword will Pierce Your Heart Also’, about the pain caused by division and disagreement between fellow Christians, and in many ways it is a  subject I am loth to return to… no need to say … Continue reading

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And the life was the light of all women

It is not easy to imagine, in these days of scientific knowledge, quite how revolutionary some ideas were to the early Christians… A few hundred years ago, it was still believed that women were a sort of diminished, weakened version … Continue reading

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No wonder the Church Fathers are all balding!

When you look at an orthodox icon of one of the ‘Church Fathers’ (early Christian theologians of the first few centuries AD)… they are all painted with high domed foreheads. Presumably this is to indicate symbolically their great wisdom… but … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Measures

Today three ex-bishops from the Church of England were ordained priests into the Roman Catholic Church. Ostensibly it is a matter of faith -they do not believe that women should be priests and certainly not bishops. The reasons are varied: … Continue reading

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When Eve loves Christ more than Adam…

I was struck today by a topic of conversation on a discussion forum, it was to do with the image of women in Christian ministry, particularly the Anglican ministry. A lot of people training part-time to become Anglican priests are … Continue reading

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