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Wrestling with the Patriarchs: Retrieving Women's Voices in Preaching

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This book was designed to help women religious professionals provide essential ministries for congregations.

Written for preaching women, this book builds confidence for women in the pulpit by looking at issues of psychology and communication. It teaches women how to find their voice and their personal integrity as professional servants of God. This book is a resource for spiritual/psychological self-discipline and will most definitely help ...

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Overview

This book was designed to help women religious professionals provide essential ministries for congregations.

Written for preaching women, this book builds confidence for women in the pulpit by looking at issues of psychology and communication. It teaches women how to find their voice and their personal integrity as professional servants of God. This book is a resource for spiritual/psychological self-discipline and will most definitely help women ministers clarify their identities and name their skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687006212
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: Abingdon Preacher's Library Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.47 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee McGee, a frequent workshop leader, is Squire Professor of Pastoral Care at Yale Divinity School and has conducted research on gender issues related to women in ministry.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Foreword 9
Ch. 1 Issues for Women Preachers 13
Ch. 2 Gender and Preaching 21
Ch. 3 Voice Formation in Women Preachers 40
Ch. 4 Faithfulness, Agency, and Voice Retrieval 51
Ch. 5 Retrieving Women's Voices 72
Ch. 6 Voice Retrieval and Sermon Preparation 85
Ch. 7 Welcoming Women's Voices 97
Epilogue 116
Appendix 119
Notes 123
Bibliography 125
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