House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church
Daily archives: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Breaking Hegemony: Hopes for True Equality in the Church

I had the experience of coming into the Episcopal Church with priestly (Elders) ordination in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church which had been ordaining women since 1894. Having been nurtured in African Methodism I grew up expecting women’s ordination to be normative across Christianity. I was quite surprised to find it was not. As…
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