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date: 23 October 2019

women, ordination of. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

Although there is no doubt that there were women of standing among Christ's followers, and that in the apostolic and sub-apostolic period women exercised roles of leadership within the emerging local communities, it is not clear how these roles relate to the threefold ministry of ... ...

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