Deaconesses: An Historical Study

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Ignatius Press, 1986 - Religion - 268 pages
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Very helpful. Careful scholarship. The only complaint is that in the last 30-50 pages, there are several blocks of untranslated Latin from which he draws points and deductions. This isn't the meat of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Were There Deaconesses in the Church of the First
17
Deaconesses in the Churches in the East of the Roman
35
Meeting Place of Diverse
59
There Were No Deaconesses in Egypt or Ethiopia
76
Deaconesses in the Other Churches of the GreekSpeaking
101
The Liturgy for the Ordination of Deaconesses
146
The Disappearance of Deaconesses and the Memory
165
There Were No Deaconesses in the Latin Church during
187
The Uncertainties and the Various Forms of
197
The Disappearance of Deaconesses and the Memory
217
Reappearance of Deaconesses among Women Religious
229
Conclusion
241
Index of Manuscripts Cited
251
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