With courage and compassion : women and the ecumenical movement / Aruna Gnanadason.

By: Gnanadason, Aruna, 1949- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 171 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1506430252; 9781506430256Subject(s): Women in the ecumenical movement | Ecumenical movement | Women and religion | Leadership in womenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: With Courage and Compassion : Women and the Ecumenical MovementDDC classification: 270.8/2082 LOC classification: BX9.5.W65 | G63 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Words of Gratitude -- Women creating places of hospitality for human flourishing -- Women have made a difference -- The ordination of women to priesthood: dilemma or promise -- The church as a sanctuary of courage -- Moving forward: holding each other up gently -- Select Bibliography -- Appendix -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary: With Courage and Compassion celebrates the contributions of women to nations, societies, churches, and the ecumenical movement. While recounting the progressive stance the World Council of Churches has taken in recognizing the leadership and theological gifts of women, this book is honest about the many forms of exclusion and even violence against women in societies in the church and the ecumenical movement that persist. It calls for a transformation of unjust attitudes and systems.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Cover -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Words of Gratitude -- Women creating places of hospitality for human flourishing -- Women have made a difference -- The ordination of women to priesthood: dilemma or promise -- The church as a sanctuary of courage -- Moving forward: holding each other up gently -- Select Bibliography -- Appendix -- Index -- Back Cover

With Courage and Compassion celebrates the contributions of women to nations, societies, churches, and the ecumenical movement. While recounting the progressive stance the World Council of Churches has taken in recognizing the leadership and theological gifts of women, this book is honest about the many forms of exclusion and even violence against women in societies in the church and the ecumenical movement that persist. It calls for a transformation of unjust attitudes and systems.

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Aruna Gnanadason was director of the Women in Church and Society and the Justice, Peace and Creation programs of the World Council of Churches from 1991-2009. She staffed the WCC's Ecumenical Decade of the Churches in Solidarity with Women. She earned a D.Min. from San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California.

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