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Women, freedom, and Calvin

Freedom, as understood by John Calvin, and as applied to the role of women in church and society, is the subject of this provocative book. Putting into perspective discussions about women in the church, particularly their ordination, Jane Dempsey Douglass looks not only at Calvin's Institutes but also at the work of humanists who were...
Print Book, English, ©1985
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, ©1985
155 pages ; 23 cm.
9780664246631, 066424663X
The foundation and significance of Christian freedom
Freedom in God's order
Women's freedom in church order : Calvin's view
Women's freedom in church order: Calvin in the medieval and renaissance context
Women's freedom in church order: Calvin in the Reformation context
Freedom in obedience