Orthodox Women Speak Discerning the "Signs of the Time"

In celebration of its 20th year publication anniversary,

Orthodox Women Speak: Discerning the "Signs of the Times"

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Preface by Aruna Gnanadason

Introduction by Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald

Address to the Istanbul Meeting by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Address to the Damascus Meeting by H.B. Ignatios IV

Report of the Damascus Meeting

Report of the Istanbul Meeting

Discerning Essential Concerns

Women in the Life of the Church by Sophie Deicha

Varieties of Gifts: Women's Ministries in the Contemporary Church by Despina D. Prassas

Women in Jesus' Earthly Life by Elisabeth Behr-Sigel

Love and Transformation: Women Who Met Jesus by Deborah Melacky Belonick

Women in the Early Christian Church by Demetra Koukoura

The Women in the Easter Narrative: Apostles of the Apostles by Constantina Peppa

Saints and Spirit-Bearers: Models for Orthodox Women by Mother Maria (Rule)

The Witness of Women Saints by Thamar Dasnabedian

The Meaning of Ministry by Elisabeth Behr-Sigel

St. Photini - The Woman at the Well: A Biblical Meditation by Thomas FitzGerald

Discerning from Experience

Growing Up Orthodox and Female: A Story from the Middle East by Maha Milki Wehbe

Growing Up Orthodox and Female: A Story from the West by Valerie Zahirsky

Growing Up Orthodox and Female: A Story from India by Shanti Verghese

Young Orthodox Women in Russia Today by Ekaterina Shibayeva

Orthodox Women in Theological Education by Christina Shaheen Reimann

Orthodox Women as Writers by Leonie B. Liveris

Human Sexuality and the Body: An Orthodox Perspective by Despina D. Prassas

Discerning through Contemporary Challenges

Orthodox Women in Ecumenical Dialogue by Teny Pirri-Simonian

Defining Ourselves as Orthodox Women by Marie Assaad

Women Deacons: A Brief Review of Ancient Evidence by Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald

The Priesthood of Women: A Look at Patristic Teaching by Constantinos N. Yokarinis

Women, Power, and Social Movements by Nicholas K. Apostola

Sexism as Sin: Essential Spiritual Considerations by Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald

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In celebration of its
20th year
publication anniversary,

Orthodox Women Speak: Discerning the "Signs of the Times"

is now available FREE

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This book offers a penetrating introduction to vital themes related to the participation of women in the life of the Church.

Published in 1999, this book is the product of ground-breaking, officially sponsored, international Orthodox Women’s Conferences that took place in Damascus, Syria (1996) and Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey (1997). 

                                       

 

 

 

"Let us praise Catherine the radiant bride of Christ, guardian of Sinai, our helper and supporter. By the power of the Spirit, she silenced the arrogance of the ungodly. Crowned as a martyr, she now implores great mercy for all."