Incompatible with Godas Design is the first comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic womenas ordination movement in the United States. Mary Jeremy Daigler explores how the focus on ordination, and not merely aincreased participationa in the life and ministries of the church, has come to describe a broad movement. Moving well beyond the role of such organizations as the Womenas Ordination Conference, this study also addresses the role of international and local groups. In an effort to debunk a number of misperceptions about the movement, from its date of origin to its demographic profile, Daigler explores a vast array of topics. Starting with the movementas historical background from the early American period through the early twentieth century to Vatican II and afterward, she considers the role of women (especially Catholicismas more religious adherents) in the movementas evolution, the organization of the ordination movement in the United States, the role and response of clergy and Vatican teachings, the reality of international influences on the U.S. movement, and the full range of challengesapast and presentato the ordination movement. Incompatible with Godas Design is compelling reading for any student of theology and womenas studies, as well as those interested in staying abreast with the changing role of women within the U.S. Roman Catholic Church.OTHER GROUPS AND ALLIANCES Just as a desirable home design includes doors and windows, so WOCa#39;s ... It can be argued that the first priestly ordinations of Episcopalian women in July 1974 in Philadelphia functioned in that way: notanbsp;...
|Title||:||Incompatible with God's Design|
|Author||:||Mary Jeremy Daigler|
|Publisher||:||Scarecrow Press - 2012-10-12|