RepositoryChurch of England Record Centre
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoSTOTT/5/29
Extent229 ff.
TitleWomen's ministry
Date1965-1994
DescriptionContains correspondence, notes and articles concerning women's ministry, including discussion of the legitimacy of ordaining women. The material amassed in this file was primarily in preparation for the revision of the chapter entitled 'Men, Women and God' in Issue Facing Christians Today by John Stott.

ff. 1: letter from John Stott comprising of a suggested bibliography on the ministry of women, 2 December 1992

ff. 2, 178-180, 206-209: leaflets produced by the Movement for the Ordination of Women, including one written by George Carey, principal of Trinity College Bristol

ff. 3-11, 87-89: Correspondence concerning John Stott revising Issues Facing Christians Today
Includes feedback from Elaine Storkey on a revision of chapter 13 'Women, Men and God' in Issues Facing Christians Today by John Stott, 20 August 1989 (ff. 13-21)

ff. 12-74: Annotated copy with notes on a paper 'Women in Ministry-Four Views: A response' by Richard S. Cervin

ff. 75-76, 80, 97-98, 136, 150, 168-169, 177: press cuttings, including articles from Third Way and Church Times concerning women's ministry

ff. 77-79: letter to Stott concerning 'Issues Facing Christians Today', 13 April 1989

ff. 81-96: paper entitled 'TESM [Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry] and its relation to the ordination of women' by John H. Rodgers, Junior

ff. 99. Notes on an address by Graham Leonard, Bishop of London, 4 March 1989

ff. 100-104: paper entitled 'Women's Ministry' by Canon Dr Christina Baxter, delivered at FEET [Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians] in Nottingham, July 1988

ff. 105-127: Correspondence with Dr Wayne Grudem of the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, July 1988, with an associated press cutting and article

ff. 128-129: press cutting concerning the House of Bishops report on women priests, June-July 1988

ff. 130-135, 155-156: cuttings of book reviews in The Third Way, Christianity Today and Church Times, June 1987-May 1988, 6 March 1987

ff. 137-140: draft statement by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, 3 December 1987

ff. 141-149: manuscript notes on relevant literature

ff. 151-154: correspondence and papers concerning MWG [Men, Women and God], a group sponsored by the Evangelical Alliance and London Institute for Contemporary Christianity to look at issues raised by feminism from a biblical perspective, August 1987

ff. 157-167: paper entitled 'The Ordination of Women as Presyters- some misgivings' by John Fenwick and related correspondence with Rev Colin G. Chapman, February 1987

ff. 170-174: copy of the Evangelical Theological Society Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting programme on 'male and female in biblical and theological perspective', November 1986

ff. 175-176: published copy of the letter of resignation from the Australian Commission by David Frost

ff. 181-186: article cutting of 'So What's the Difference?' by Elaine Storkey and a review of 'What's Right with Feminism' by Elaine Storkey, published in Third Way, October-December 1985

ff. 187-201: press cuttings and correspondence relating to John Stott's opinion as expressed in the Church of England Newspaper, including responses from Lady Nairne of St Catherine's College, Oxford

ff. 202-205: notes from an Ordinands Breakfast on 'Women and Ministry', 28 June 1984

ff. 210-220: CEEC [Church of England Evangelical Council] reports, memoranda and correspondence, 1972

ff. 221: letter from John Stott addressed to Gervase Duffield, 31 December 1971

ff. 222-228: correspondence with Ingemar Radberg discussing the ordination of women in Sweden, 4 June-5 August 1971

ff. 229: booklet entitled 'Women & Holy Orders. Why raise such a controversial question now?', published by the Anglican Group for the Ordination of Women to the Historic Ministry of the Church
ArrangementReverse chronological order
RelatedMaterialSee also: STOTT/7/5/12 for a file relating to the revision of the 'Women, Men and God' chapter of 'Issues Facing Christians Today' by John Stott.

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