Women Priests. Why not…?
historical, theological and ecumenical reflections
by Mª José Arana y María Salas.
translation from the spanish Mujeres Sacerdotes ¿Por qué No…?, Publicaciones Claretianas, Madrid 1994; ISBN: 84-7966-078-3; republished here with the permission of the author.
To see the book in spanish, click here
- Statement of purpose
Part I. The priesthood of women
by Mª José Arana
- Scripture and Tradition : Fundamental Explanations
- The Vocation to the Priesthood and Women
- Reasons why Historically Women have been Refused Entry into the Priesthood
- Women Priests in Ancient Times
- Abbesses and Nuns. The Power of Jurisdiction and Clerical Insignias
- Some Data on Women in the Primitive Church
- Is it Evident that Jesus Did Not Want Women as Priests?
- The Question of Symbolism
- Other Questions Regarding the Ordination of Women
Part II. The Priesthood of Women in Christian Churches
by María Salas
not yet translated from the Spanish
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