Religious Reflections On The Human Body

Author: Jane Marie Law
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253115447
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To clarify how the historical context as well as the intended audience of a
setsuwa text might have affected its representation of women, it is useful to
compare the Konjaku Monogatari version of the Dojoji story with a setsuwa found
in the ... The narrative structure is very similar to that of the Dojoji setsuwa:
Zenmyo, a young T'ang woman, falls in love with Gisho, a handsome priest from
Silla on his way to study at the T'ang capital, when he stops at her father's house
to beg for alms.

Women Crime And Punishment In Ancient Law And Society

Author: Elisabeth Meier Tetlow
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826416292
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Garland, "Priests," in Pagan Priests, ed. Beard and North, 88, fig. 9: vase painting
of two women priests serving statue of Dionysos with basket of offerings and
pitcher for libations. 90. Zaidman, 348, 354. Both inscriptions from Paros named
the woman donor and her relationship to father, husband, brother, or son (550).
On the island of Khios, a late-fifth-century inscription described in detail the
preparation of the body and its deposit in the tomb. Generally the mother, wife,
sisters, and ...

Changing Church

Author: Jann Aldredge-Clanton
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610974514
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who asks not to be calledFather,” takes this book from the altar and reads from
the Gospel of John. Then Bridget Mary begins a ... dramatic change to the church.
She and others in the Women Priests movement are prophetic also in changing
the hierarchical church back to the early church model of a discipleship of equals.
... They say the words of consecration together with the presiders because the
Body of Christ is the whole people together. We have a dialogue homily that
reflects ...


Author: Andrea Cremer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101581298
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A grayhaired priest came to the center of the hall, stopping in front of them. “I am
Father Michael.” He smiled kindly at each of them. “'We have many members in
one body, and all members have not the same office.' So wrote Saint Paul in his
letter to the Romans. Your presence ... Six people, four men and two women,
walked past the line of initiates and formed a half circle around Father Michael. “
Before you ... It was like gazing into a strange mirror, a reflection of some possible

Women And The Priesthood

Author: Kallistos (Bishop of Diokleia)
Publisher: St Vladimirs Seminary Press
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Holy Spirit, whose divinity is identical to that of the Father and the Son, but whose
unique form of divine existence is different from that of the two other divine
hypostases. The Holy Spirit is the divine person who proceeds from the Father
and rests in the Son, and through the Son is given to the world, inspiring and
sanctifying the whole of creation to become Christ's body and bride. The "icon" of
... This means that today the churches are called Women and the Priesthood:
Reflections 187.

A Companion To Women In The Ancient World

Author: Sharon L. James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119025540
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The important role accorded women in the religious life of their communities
through their holding priestly offices and performing rites in the course of public
ceremonies has been explained as a reflection of women's marginalized political
status ... II was served by the kanephoros, so-called because she carried a
basket made of gold in which sacred objects were kept as she led a solemn
procession in the capital city, followed by city officials and the young members of
the civic body.

The Light Of The Body

Author: Stephen Dunn
Publisher: Duckworth Publishing
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I caught up with her, but the questions that I wanted to ask - You do remember me
? and How did you come to be here? with its capacity for reflection on the way
that I had come to be there - needed to be tempered, because the whole novitiate
was strung out along the path like a decade of the ... 'Patricia,' said Jane, 'objects
to priests' being called Father. She objects to God being called Father. She
objects to all these things. She objects to women's exclusion from the priesthood .

The Hour Of The Poor The Hour Of Women

Author: Renny Golden
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Our reflection time helped us discover that this was not the work of God. [At this
point our truck arrived in Apopa to pick up some women cat- echists. Ana pointed
out the surrounding hills, called El Chapines, as "our beauty."] In 1977 Father
Mario Bernal, the parish priest from Apopa, was expelled from the country and
Rutilio Grande denounced this. He gave a very strong homily in which he said, "
Our brother Cain is still alive in this country." One month later Rutilio was killed. [
We now ...

The Churches Speak On Women S Ordination

Author: J. Gordon Melton
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810376472
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Some of these women are called to take part in councils set up for pastoral
reflection, at the diocesan or parish level; and the Apostolic See has brought
women into some of its working bodies. For some ... This therefore constitutes an
ecumenical problem, and the Catholic Church must make her thinking known on
it, all the more because in various sectors of opinion the question has been
asked whether she too could not modify her discipline and admit women to
priestly ordination .