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Women Bishops of the United Methodist Church: Extraordinary Gifts of the Spirit

Margaret Ann Crain, Sharon Zimmerman Rader

Paperback 2019-04-16

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Bishop Sharon Zimmerman Rader and Dr. Margaret Ann Crain interviewed the women bishops of The United Methodist Church, the first denomination to elect women to the episcopacy. Through the stories they collected, they learned what enabled these women to persevere, claim authority, define leadership in their own ways, and rise to the episcopacy. Their stories reveal how these clergywomen changed the church, blazing leadership trails both before and after their elections. This book shares inspirational stories and pivotal moments that illustrate how these women managed the complexities of family, faith, and authority. Through their histories, women bishops have made--and will continue to make--both realized and unrealized differences in The United Methodist Church.

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Publisher Description

Bishop Sharon Zimmerman Rader and Dr. Margaret Ann Crain interviewed the women bishops of The United Methodist Church, the first denomination to elect women to the episcopacy. Through the stories they collected, they learned what enabled these women to persevere, claim authority, define leadership in their own ways, and rise to the episcopacy. Their stories reveal how these clergywomen changed the church, blazing leadership trails both before and after their elections. This book shares inspirational stories and pivotal moments that illustrate how these women managed the complexities of family, faith, and authority. Through their histories, women bishops have made--and will continue to make--both realized and unrealized differences in The United Methodist Church.

Koorong Code542231
ISBN1501886304
EAN9781501886300
Pages212
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryChurch History
PublisherAbingdon Press
Publication DateApr 2019
Dimensions11 x 152 x 229mm
Weight0.29kg