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The hidden history of women"s ordination

Gary Macy

The hidden history of women"s ordination

female clergy in the medieval West

by Gary Macy

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ordination of women -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Ordination -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary Macy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV676 .M33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17849135M
    ISBN 109780195189704
    LC Control Number2007004478

    Gary Macy is the author of The Hidden History of Women's Ordination ( avg rating, 39 ratings, 11 reviews, published ), Women Deacons ( avg ra /5. Get this from a library! The hidden history of women's ordination: female clergy in the medieval West. [Gary Macy] -- The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even recognise that women are capable of ordination. But is the widely .

    Gary Macy – The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West OUP – Notes by Alison Morgan, Jan Summary This is a fascinating and thoroughly documented book (original liturgies are printed as appendices). Macy demonstrates that women were ordained from the earliest times up until. The ordination of women to ministerial or priestly office is an increasingly common practice among some major religious groups of the present time. It remains a controversial issue in certain Christian denominations where "ordination" (the process by which a person is understood to be consecrated and set apart by God for the administration of various religious rites) has for almost 2, years.

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The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval WestCited by: 6. The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination.

But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate?In the early centuries of Christianity, ordination was the process and the ceremony by which one moved to any new ministry (ordo) in the community.

A Review Book Review: The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval World. Gary Macy is amply qualified to write this book. He has a degree in historical theology from Cambridge University.

At the time of publication he was a professor of theology at a Catholic Institution, Santa Clara University, and previously taught at the University of San Diego.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West/5(23). The historical question this book addresses is whether or not women were ever “ordained” in Christian history. But the term “ordain” has to be defined by what it meant at that particular time in history.

In contrast a theologian will read a modern definition of the term, “ordination” back into that history and draw different. For the first twelve hundred years of Christianity, women were ordained into various roles in the church.

References to the ordination of women exist in papal, episcopal, and theological documents of the time, and the rites for these ordinations have survived.

Yet, many scholars hold that women, particularly in the Western church, were never : Gary Macy. The Hidden History of Women's Ordination book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Roman Catholic leadership still refuse /5. The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination.

But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate. In the early centuries of Christianity, ordination was the process and the ceremony by which one moved to any new ministry (ordo) in the community.

"The Hidden History provides a revelatory synthesis of the evidence for women's ordination in the late antique and early medieval church in addition to tracing the process of its occlusion in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

With admirable clarity and compelling detail, Macy reveals fundamental changes in western understandings of Pages: --Alistair Minnis, Yale University "The Hidden History provides a revelatory synthesis of the evidence for women's ordination in the late antique and early medieval church in addition to tracing the process of its occlusion in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries/5(16).

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See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(16). The story is told in Gary Macy's The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West. As that title suggests, Macy finds plenty of evidence that at least before the turn of the millennium, the ordination of women was generally not particularly remarkable in the church, although ordination was — for both men and women.

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/5(16). The ordination of women, either in the present or in the past, became unthinkable. References to the ordination of women exist in papal, episcopal and theological documents of the time, and the rites for these ordinations have survived.

Yet, many scholars still hold that women, particularly in the western church, were never "really" ordained. The Hidden History of Women's Ordination by Gary Macy (Oxford University Press, ) Women Deacons: Past, Present and Future by Gary Macy, William Ditewig and.

Some of the people interested in learning about this deliberately hidden history will be scholars, specialists such as myself. Given the heated debates over the ordination of women in several Christian communities, however, the topic is likely to be of interest to many nonspecialists as well.

The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West. By Gary Macy. New York: Oxford University Press, xiv + pp. $ cloth. Although the title of Gary Macy's study is strictly accurate, it may put off some potential readers, which would be a.

Buy The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West 1st edition by Macy, Gary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination.

But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate?

In the early centuries of Christianity, ordination was the process and the ceremony by which one moved to any new ministry (ordo) in the. “She was referred to as a bishop not out of courtesy or metaphorically,” writes Gary Macy in The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination.

“She was really ordained and there is no question that the ordination took. As Bishop Mel realized, Brigid, once consecrated, was a bishop. At least for this ninth-century Irish writer, a woman.