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All articles & reviews tagged with role-of-women


December 2017
Articles > Historical

Anne Askew (1521 – 1546), Protestant martyr

This year marks 500 years since the Reformation began in 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg. In this article, Sheila Stephen, visiting lecturer at The Wales Campus, Union School of Theology, writes on a heroic, though largely overlooked, person from the Reformation. Church history isn’t tidy,…

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September 2017

Letter from America: Women’s roles in the Presbyterian Church in America

This June, the 45th General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met in Greensboro, North Carolina, to carry out the business of the church. The previous year had been a landmark year in the life of the church, as elders from the conservative Presbyterian church voted to usher in racial reconciliation…

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Reviews > Book

Womanly Dominion: More Than a Gentle and Quiet Spirit

‘Christian woman, take dominion!’ is the theme of this book. The author is an American pastor and seminary lecturer. It is refreshing to read a book on Christian womanhood that does not labour the subject of submission. Not that the author is unduly influenced by the feminist agenda, but he really is redressing a…

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