When Jesus chose only men among the Twelve,
he did NOT establish a permanent norm
to exclude women from ordained
select readings from our site
- The Scriptural Argument
in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis, R. Bieringer, Bijdragen
62 (2001) pp. 129 - 142;
- The twelve apostles were men
- -, I. Raming, Orientierung 56
(1992) pp. 143-146.
- Did Christ
conform to social myth?, J. Wijngaards, DCROWP 1986, pp. 36-46.
- The Ministry of Women according
to the New Testament, E. M. Tetlow, WMNT 1980, ch. 3.
- The Role of Women According
to Jesus and the Early Church, R. J. Karris, WPFD 1978, pp.
- The Biblical Evidence,
Ch. Evans, YWP 1978, pp. 16-29.
- The Twelve, E.
Schüssler Fiorenza, WP 1977, pp. 114-121.
- Did Jesus Exclude Women
from Priesthood?, S. M. Schneiders, WP 1977, pp.227-233.
- Pro and Con: The Ordination
of Women in the New Testament, R. H. Fuller, TNTO 1976, pp.
- Christ, Revelation, and the
Ordination of Women, A. A. Vogel, TNTO 1976, pp. 42-51.
- The Authority of Scripture,
P. Lakeland, CWBP 1975, pp. 31-46.
- Women and Ministry,
E. Carroll, Theological Studies 36 (1975) pp. 660 - 687.
- Holy Scripture,
H. van der Meer, WPCC 1973, pp. 10-45.
- 'What We Now Know
About Jesus and Priesthood', Aaron Milavec, http://www.churchonfire.net/?page_id=499,
- 'What Jesus Might Say to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith When He Was Blamed for Permanently Excluding Women from Ordination', Aaron Milavec, http://www.churchonfire.net/?page_id=501, 2013.
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