Women Priests in the Catholic Church? A Theological-Historical Investigation by Haye van der Meer. Contents page
Women Priests in the Catholic Church?
A Theological-Historical Investigation
by Haye van der Meer, Temple University Press,
Republished on our website with the necessary
First published as Priestertum der Frau? ©
1969 by Verlag Herder, K. G., Freiburg im Breisgau Translated and
with a Foreword and Afterword by Arlene and Leonard
C.Wedel Foreward vii
Holy Scripture 10
1. Jesus and the Apostles Chose Only Men
2. The Texts from 1 Cor. 11
3. The Texts from 1 Cor. 14
4. The Texts from 1 Tim. 2
5. Divine Law or Church Law in Scripture?
6. Quaedam capitula
7. The Same Subject?
8. The Subjection of Woman
9. Surmounted and Canonized Rabbinism
The Church Fathers 46
1. The Decisive Texts
2. No Accord on Woman
3. The Other Subject of the Patristic Statements
4. The Fathers Themselves Progress Beyond Their Own Principles
6. Afterword on Deaconesses
The Teaching Office of the Church 90
Evaluation of the Texts
Theological Speculation (Ratio Theologica)
1. The Power of Jurisdiction
-a. The Secular Jurisdiction of Women
-b. Have There Been Women with Spiritual Jurisdiction?
2. The Bridegroom
3. The Begetter of the Life of Grace
4. Mary Was Not a Priest
5. The Situation of the Primitive Church
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