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By Leonie B, Dr Liveris

This booklet explores the suffering genesis of a women's flow within the Orthodox Church during the ecumenical flow of the 20th century at a time while militant conservatism is rising in Orthodox international locations and fundamentalism within the diaspora.

Offering an figuring out of the participation of ladies within the Orthodox Church, relatively through the 50 years of the club of the Orthodox church buildings on the earth Council of church buildings, this publication contributes to the continued debates and feminist research of women's participation, ministry and sexuality within the existence and perform of the Church common. The booklet finds either the confident contributions to ecumenism and the problems confronting Orthodox ladies wishing to take part extra absolutely within the management and ministry in their church.

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