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Women, priests and the Anglican Church in Southern Africa: reformation of holy hierarchies
(Scholars Commons @ Laurier, 2017)
The Anglican Church in Southern Africa (ACSA) is celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood in 2017. The quotation above is a statement made by the South African Council of ...
Good news for all? A feminist perspective on the gospel of Matthew
In the Gospel of Matthew the Kingdom of Heaven which Jesus preaches about is in conflict with the dominant culture which creates tension between what is and ought. Those whom society despises are pronounced 'blessed' ...
The church, gender and AIDS: What's wrong with patriarchy?
Many women and children suffer in silence in cultures where patriarchy is condoned and defended as the natural order of things. The inferior status ascribed women and children where patriarchy is imbued as hypernormative, ...
The Anglican Church and Feminism: Challenging the patriarchy of our faith
Gender-based violence is a problem in most Southern African countries and yet it has generally received little attention from governments and civil society—including Christian churches. In recent years, some churches have ...