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Wives of priests a study of clergy wives in the Episcopal Church by Morgan, John H.

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Published by Parish Church Library in Bristol, Ind .
Written in English


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Sponsored by the Parish Life Institute.

Statementby John H. Morgan and Linda B. Morgan.
ContributionsMorgan, Linda B.
LC ClassificationsBV4395 .M67
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14260931M

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  This included his priests, who followed Noah in taking “many wives and concubines” (Mosiah ). Interestingly, this passage also links the polygamy of Noah and his priests with wealth and economic exploitation (Mosiah , 6). This clearly indicates that Jacob anticipated (unfortunately correctly) that these practices would be a problem.   Why Priests- a Failed Institution Intriguing title, no? I've read and re-read this book (or from it) several times. I appreciate Garry Wills' methodical research into numerous aspects of my faith and the role priests have, for a long time, played in it/5. Wives of priests: a study of clergy wives in the Episcopal Church / by John H. Morgan and Linda B. Morgan.   The number of Catholic priests in the U.S. has dropped by more than 30% since , when there w priests, according to the Center .

Intermarriages took place among both lay leaders and priests The Jews at Elephantine worshiped not only Yahweh, but the goddess Anath-Yahweh (cf. Jer –18).” [2] Fourth, the unbelieving wives could have been given an opportunity to convert to Judaism. Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. Celibacy Dates Back to the Apostles Fr. Zimmerman analyzes some of the early Church documents of the Fathers, Popes, and Councils that reveal a commonly held belief that the tradition of celibacy. More specifically, why women can't be priests, why priests need to be celibate, why the concerns regarding homosexualiy, birth control etc. This book answered a lot of my questions. The book reads more like a history textbook so it isn't an easy read/5.