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Title:Women in the church: from influence to responsibility
Author:Lagerwerf, LenyISNI
Periodical:Exchange: Journal of Contemporary Christianities in Context
Geographic term:developing countries
External link:https://doi.org/10.1163/157254375X00065
Abstract:Selection of material from Third World Christian literature focussing on women in the church Sections: General introduction - Problems barring full emancipation of (church) women (forms of human exploitation for economic reasons; torture/children in jail racial discrimination; antiquated legislation on marriage, divorce, famiily-life; no protection to women in the labour force) - Religious sisters on the move (in search of identity; small communities and new ministries) - The position and role of women in the churches of Africa (minis tries African women in action for change; leadership training and development; the role of women in independent churches) - The position and role of women in the churches of Asia - The position and role of women in the churches of Latin America. Literature on theological reflections, for instance with regard to the ordination of women, and on the position and role of women in society, is included in separate bibliographies Lit., notes.