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Why Not? Priesthood and the Ministery of Women edited by Michael Bruce and G. E.Duffield

Why Not?
Priesthood & the Ministery of Women

edited by Michael Bruce & G. E.Duffield
Published by The Marcham Manor Press, 1972

CONTENTS

Preface 6
Feminism and the Church
G.E.Duffield
9
The Office of Woman in the Church to the Present Day
R.T. Beckwith
26
Heresy, Equalilty and the Rights of Women
M. Bruce
40
The Priestess in the Greco-Roman World
E.R. Hardy
56
The Office of Woman in the New Testament
G. G. Blum
63
Representative Priesthood?
J. I. Packer
78
Demythologising the Liberal Illusion
H. Cavallin
81
Women and the Priesthood of the Church
E. L. Mascall
95
Women and the Threefold Ministry
J. J. von Allmen translated by C.D.W.Robinson
121
Towards a Better Solution
R. T. Beckwith and G. E. Duffield
132

CONTRIBUTORS

R. T. BECKWITH Librarian of Latimer House, Oxford. Church of England

G.G. BLUM Lecturer in Early Church Studies, Philipps-Universitat, Marburg. Evangelical Church in Germany

The late MICHAEL BRUCE, for many years Proctor in Canterbury Convocation. EDITOR. Church of England

HANS CAVALLIN Member of the Swedish Brotherhood of the Holy Cross and New Testament specialist. Church of Sweden

G. E. DUFFIELD Editor of News Extra and Member of General Synod. EDITOR Church of England

E.R.HARDY University Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge. Protestant Episcopal Church, USA

E. L. MASCALL Professor of Historical Theology, King's College, London. Church of England

J.I. PACKER Associate Principal, Trinity College, Bristol. Church of England

J. J. VON ALLMEN Professor of Practical Theology, University of Neuchatel. Swiss Reformed Church

C. D. W. ROBINSON St. Edmund Hall, Oxford translated Professor von Allmen's essay.

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