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Ordained as Deacons

Uo¡-·m-cmbn \nb-an-¨n-cp-¶p.

k`-bpsS Ncn-{X-h-gn-I-fn ]«w\ÂI hgn kwe-`y-am-Ip¶ aq¶p ip{iq-j-I-fmWv cq]w sIm­n«p-Å-Xv.
Xncp-¸-«-§Ä F¶p hnfn-¡p¶ B aq¶p-ip-{iq-j-IÄ Ch-bmWv: sa{Xm³ ]Z-hn, ]utcm-ln-Xyw, Uo¡³ ]Zhn.
Øm\]cn-[n-bn hyXym-k-ap-s­-¦nepw Xncp-¸-«-sa¶ GI-Iq-Zm-i-bpsS aq¶p `mK-§-fm-Wh.

A§s\ ssZh-Øm-]n-X-amb k`bnse ip{iqj hyXykvX \ne-I-fn \nÀÆ-ln-¨p-t]m-¶Xv ]pcm-X-\-Imew apXte sa{Xm-·mÀ, sshZo-IÀ, Uo¡-·mÀ F-¶n-h-cmWv F¶v c­mw h¯n-¡m³ Iu¬kn ]Tn-¸n-¡p¶p­v. 

]utcm-ln-Xy-¯n\v hnhn-[-§-fmb [Àa-§-fp-s­-¦nepw sa{Xm-t\m-sSm-¶n¨v GI-]u-tcm-ln-Xy-¯n-\mWv AhÀ cq]w \ÂIp-¶-Xv. (Xncp-k` 28).
Women were ordained deacons! BZn-a-k-`-bn kv{XoIÄ¡v ]qÀW-amb Uo¡³ ]Zhn \evIn-bn-cp-¶p. 

{]tXy-In¨pw ]uc-kvXy-k-`-I-fn Cu A\p-jvTm-\-s¯-¡p-dn¨v  BZys¯ H³]Xv \qäm-­p-I-fn hym]-I-amb hn[-¯n tcJ-s¸-Sp-¯n-bn-«p-­v [mcmfw tcJ-IÄ e`yhp-amWv.

h\nXm Uo¡-·mÀ kv{XoI-fpsS amtam-Zo-kmbn klm-bn-¨n-cp-¶p.  ssXem-`n-tjIw sN¿p-Ibpw icocw apgp-h³ shÅ-¯n ap¡p-Ibpw sN¿p¶ NS-§m-bn-cp¶p amtam-Zo-k.A¡m-e-§-fn \ne-hn-encp¶ ]«m-`n-tj-I-¯nsâ Bcm-[-\m-hn-[n-Isf¡p-dn¨v C¶v Adnhp e`n-¨n-«p-­v.sa{Xm-·mÀ \S-¯p¶ ssIsh¸p ip{iq-j, Uo¡³ ]Zhn \ÂIp-¶-Xn-\mbn ]cn-ip-²m-ßm-hn-s\- hn-fn-¨pÅ {]mÀ°-\, Uo¡-tâ-Xmb tÌmÄ \ÂI F¶nh DÄs¡m-Åp-¶-XmWv B ]qPmhn[n. kv{XoI-fmb Uo¡-·m-cpsS ]«m-`n-tj-I-¯n\v km[pX CÃm-bn-cp-s¶-¦nÂ, ]pcp-j-·m-cmb Uo¡-·m-cp-tSXpw km[p-h-Ãm-bn-cp-¶p.kv{XoI-fp-sSbpw ]pcpj-·m-cp-sSbpw Uo¡³]«m-`n-tj-I-¯nsâ kmc-h-¯mb LS-I-§-sfÃmw Htc-t]m-se-bm-bn-cp-¶p.kv{XoI-fmb Uo¡-·m-cpsS ]«m-`n-tj-I-¯n\v km[pX CÃm-bn-cp-s¶-¦nÂ, ]pcp-j-·m-cmb Uo¡-·m-cp-tSXpw km[p-h-Ãm-bn-cp-¶p.

  ]uckvXy k`-IÄ A¶v It¯m-en¡m k`-X-s¶-bm-bn-cp-¶p;   ]mÝm-Xy-k-`-bp-ambn  ioiva-bn-em-bXv 1054-þÂ am{X-am-Wv.

kv{XoIsf Uo¡-·m-cm-¡p¶ ]mc-¼-cy-¯nsâ XpS¡w tXSp-¶-hÀ hnip² ]utemkv A¸-kvtXm-e-\n-emWv sNs¶-¯p-I.  sI¦vsdbnse k`-bn ip{iq-jn-I-bmb t^mbvs_ (tdmam 16: 1þ-2) hnip² ]utem-knsâ  kl-ip-{iq-jn-bm-bn-cp-¶p.

II ImÂkn-tUm¬, {Sqtfm, \nIy F¶o kmÀh-{XnI k`-bpsS kq\-l-tZm-kp-IÄ kv{XoI-fpsS Uo¡³ ]«-¯n\v AwKo-Im-c-¯nsâ tasem¸p \ÂIn-bn-«p-­v.

A¶v kv{XoIÄ Xncp-¸«w kzoI-cn-¨n-cp-s¶-¦n XoÀ¨-bmbpw C¶pw kzoI-cn-¡m-hp-¶-Xm-Wv.

h\nXm Un¡-·m-sc-¡p-dn¨v Gähpw ]pXnb {KÙw
No Women in Holy Orders? The Ancient Women Deacons
by John Wijngaards, Canterbury Press 2002.

""A]qÀh-amb BIÀj-IXzw ]peÀ¯p-¶Xpw hmb-\m-kpJw \ÂIp-¶-Xp-amb Hcp {KÙ-am-Wn-Xv.  Ncn{X ]Ým-¯-e-t¯mSv Cgp-In-tNÀ¶pÅ cN-\m-ssi-en.  aqe-tc-J-IÄ hnhÀ¯\w sNbvXpw BIÀj-I-ambn  cq]-I-ev]-\-sNbvXpw  CXns\ Ah-X-cn-¸n-¡p-¶-Xp-hgn ssh³KmÀUvkv henb tkh-\-amWv sNbvXn-cn-¡p-¶-Xv.''

Xncp-¸-«-¯nsâ ]ucm-Wn-I-amb ]qPm-hn-[n-bpsS \mS-Io-bm-h-X-c-W-¯nsâ kv{In]väv.

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