Women, Freedom, & Calvin  -     By: Jane D. Douglass
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Women, Freedom, & Calvin

Westminster John Knox Press / 1985 / Paperback

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Freedom, as understood by John Calvin, and as applied to the role of women in church and society, is the subject of this provocative book. Putting into perspective today's discussions about women in the church, particularly their ordination, the author looks not only at Calvin's Institutes but also at the worlds of humanists who were contemporaties of the Reformer, along with writings by and about women that could have influenced him.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1985
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 066424663X
ISBN-13: 9780664246631

Publisher's Description

Freedom, as understood by John Calvin, and as applied to the role of women in church and society, is the subject of this provocative book. Putting into perspective discussions about women in the church, particularly their ordination, Jane Dempsey Douglass looks not only at Calvin's Institutes but also at the work of humanists who were contemporaries of the Reformer, along with writings by and about women that could have influenced him.

Author Bio

Jane Dempsey Douglass is Hazel Thompson McCord Professor Emerita of Historical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. Douglass is a former president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches. She is the author of Women, Freedom, and Calvin.

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