Classic articles and essays
1960 - 1985
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|Classic articles||Background information|
|Elaine Storkey||Lecturer, writer and broadcaster|
|Mary Tanner||Called to Priesthood: Interpreting
Women's Experience, Feminine in the Church,
edited by Monica Furlong, published by SPCK, London 1984, pp.150-162.
|Hull & Bristol Universities|
|Eric Doyle OFM||The Ordination of women in the Roman Catholic ChurchFeminine in the Church Chapter 2. SPCK 1984||Lecturer and Theologian|
|Arthur Frederick Ide||Male Collaboration Against the Female Sex in the Early Church, in Woman as Priest, Bishop and Laity in the Early Church to 440 A.D., by Arthur Frederick Ide, Ide House 1984, pp. 61-102.||Lecturer and Author|
|John Mahoney||The Making of Moral Theology,
A Study of the Roman Catholic Tradition, from The Martin D'Arcy Memorial
Clarendon Press. Oxford
|Lecturer and Author|
|Raymond Brown||Episkopê and Episkopos: the New Testament Evidence, Theological Studies 41 (1980) pp. 322-338.|
|Student Christian Movement||The Psychological Roots of Male Resistance to Women Priests, Bristol 1980.|
|Raymond Hickey OSA.||The Permanent Diaconate , London, 1980.||Priest|
|Elaine Pagels||What Became of God the Mother? Conflicting Images of God in Early Christianity. Taken from Womanspirit Rising pp107-119. Ed. Carol P.Christ and Judith Plaskow. Harper & Row, 1979.|
|Fran Ferder||A Psychological Investigation of 100 women who feel called to the Priesthood in the Catholic Church, from Called to Break Bread? by Fran Ferder, 1978. Study sponsored by Priests for Equality and the Quixote Centre.||The study was conducted by nine specialists from different academic disciplines|
|John J. McNeill, SJ||Scripture and Homosexuality, From The Church and the Homosexual by John J. McNeill, SJ. pp. 37-66. Published by Darton, Longman & Todd, 1977.||President of the International Alliance for many years|
|Anne Marie Pelzer||St. Joans International Alliance, Brussels 1977, The Journal of St. Joans International Alliance.||President of the International Alliance for many years|
from La femme: antiféminisme et christianisme, Cerf - Desclée, Paris 1975.
|Professor of the University of Strassbourg, France|
|Anne E Patrick||Women and Religion: A Survey of signifacant Literature, 1965-1974, Theological Studies, vol.36, (1975), pp 737-765.||Divinity School, University of Chicago|
|Edward J.Kilmartin||Apostolic Office: Sacrament of Christ Theological Studies, 36 (1975), pp 243-264.||Weston College School of Theology|
|Peter Hünermann||Conclusions Regarding the Female Diaconate Theological Studies, 36 (1975), pp 325-333.||Professor of the Catholic Theological Faculty of Tübingen, Germany|
|Elizabeth Carroll, RSM||Women and MinistryTheological Studies,36 (1975) pp 660-687||Center
|Eric Doyle OFM||The Ordination of Women, the State of the Question in the Roman Catholic Church, Canterbury 1975||Theologian, Lecturer & Author|
|Raymond E. Brown||Roles of Women in the Fourth Gospel, Theological Studies 36 (1975) pp. 688-699.||Union Theological Seminary, New York|
|Mary Aquin O'Neill||Toward a Renewed Anthropology, Theological Studies 36 (1975) pp 725-736.||Loyola College, Baltimore|
|Joan Morris||Against Nature and God, a history of women with clerical ordination and the jurisdiction of Bishops, Mowbrays, 1974, pp 178-184.||Lecturer and Journalist|
|Groupe de Recherches et dInformations Feministes, Brussels, Belgium.||Féminitude et féminisme, in Le Feminisme pour quoi faire? Les Cahiers du GRIP, n° 1, Brussels, Nov., 1973. (Enlish translation)|
|Eric Doyle OFM||God and the Feminine, from The Clergy Review, Vol. LVI November 1971||Theologian, Lecturer & Author|
|C.S.Lewis||Priestesses in the Church, from his book Undeceptions, Bles 1971, pp. 192-197||Religious writer.|
|René van Eyden||Women Ministers in the Catholic Church?, Sisters Today, 40 (December 1968) Number 4, pp 211 - 226.||Professor at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands|
|Jan Peters||Is There Room for Women in the Functions of the Church?, Concilium 4th. year (1968) volume no. 34, pp. 126-138.||Professor of Dogmatic Theology & Spirituality, Venray|
|Gregory Baum||The Credibility of the Church
from The Credibility of the Church Today pp 121 - 176. Burns and Oates Limited, London 1968.
|Charles Davies||A Question of Consciencepp
Published by Hodder and Stoughton, 1967.
|Rosemary Lauer||Women Clergy for Rome? in The Christian Century, Vol. LXXXIII, No.37, Sept.14, 1966.||Theologian and writer, USA|
|Josefa Theresia Münch||Catholic Women Priests?, in the German
Catholic weekly Der christliche Sonntag, 10th Oct. 1965.
Letters to the Pope
Letter to pope John Paul ll
Should Women be silent in the Church
|Theologian and writer, Germany|
|Karl Rahner||The Charismatic Element in The Church, The Dynamic Element in the Church, New York, 1964, pp. 42-83.||Theologian and writer, Germany.|
even older classics!
|John Henry Newman||On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine, the Rambler July 1859.||theologian, writer, Cardinal|
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