Tag: Subordinationism

Deaconesses and the Camel’s Nose
Theology, Women in the Church

Deaconesses and the Camel’s Nose

Opponents of women deacons in the Orthodox Church advance two principal arguments: the “natural and economical order of male and female”; and the conviction that women deacons will lead inexorably to a series of other unwanted changes in Orthodoxy. Advocates against the ordination of women to liturgical or even non-liturgical functions argue that there is…

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