The state of women’s ordination around the world

21 Jun


When some denominations or religious traditions started to ordain women:

via When churches started to ordain women.

This article, from “Religious,” containing many dates, takes a world-wide view of the ever-increasing presence of ordained women over the centuries.

By not ordaining women the LCA sits in the presence of the Presbyterian Church of Australia (1991) and Southern Baptist Convention (2000), which both both renounced and overturned women’s ordination within their churches.  When did Australian Lutheranism come to be synonymous with fundamentalism?

In contrast, world Lutheranism has strongly accepted women’s ordination. Article here.

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Posted by on June 21, 2011 in theology


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