Women Preachers and Prophets through Two Millennia of Christanity
Mulchahey, M. Michele, The Catholic Historical Review
Women Preachers and Prophets through Two Millennia of Christianity.
Edited by Beverly Mayne Kienzle and Pamela J. Walker. (Berkeley: University of California Press. 1998. Pp. xxii, 362. $17.95 paperback.)
In their preface to Women Preachers and Prophets the editors, Beverly Kienzle and Pamela Walker, describe the book as an exploration of "the diverse voices of Christian women who claimed the authority to preach and prophesy and ... their relationship to broader Christian communities from the second century to the twentieth" (p. xv). The rationale is to illustrate how a narrow definition of the preaching office, and of who has the right to exercise it, has been used …
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Publication information: Article title: Women Preachers and Prophets through Two Millennia of Christanity. Contributors: Mulchahey, M. Michele - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 87. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 2001. Page number: 474+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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