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Jobs For the Boys?

Andrew BarrLiz Barr

Jobs For the Boys?

Andrew BarrLiz Barr

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In 1992, women won the right to be ordained as priests. This book tells the story of what it's been like for some of the women ordained in the first ten years of the female priesthood, & the suspicion & fear that is often found within the Church.

- Publisher In 1992, women won the right to be ordained as priests in the Church of England after a long struggle against what had sometimes seemed to be overwhelming opposition. "Jobs for the Boys?" tells the stories of what it has been like on the inside for some of the remarkable women who have been ordained and started working as priests during the last ten years. Andrew and Liz Barr have talked to twelve women from greatly varied backgrounds, working in many different situations in this lively and engaging book. Their honesty reveals that the Church is still a long way from ridding itself of hostility towards women priests, and that too often suspicion and fear are not far from the surface.

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In 1992, women won the right to be ordained as priests. This book tells the story of what it's been like for some of the women ordained in the first ten years of the female priesthood, & the suspicion & fear that is often found within the Church.
- Publisher

In 1992, women won the right to be ordained as priests in the Church of England after a long struggle against what had sometimes seemed to be overwhelming opposition. "Jobs for the Boys?" tells the stories of what it has been like on the inside for some of the remarkable women who have been ordained and started working as priests during the last ten years. Andrew and Liz Barr have talked to twelve women from greatly varied backgrounds, working in many different situations in this lively and engaging book. Their honesty reveals that the Church is still a long way from ridding itself of hostility towards women priests, and that too often suspicion and fear are not far from the surface.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Andrew Barr

Andrew Barr has worked for the BBC for over 30 years and was involved in many of the editions of Songs of Praise. He is now a freelance writer.

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  • Catalogue Code 166964
  • Product Code 0340785349
  • EAN 9780340785348
  • Pages 268
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Church Life/issues
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date Nov 2001
  • Dimensions 128 x 195 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.227kg

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