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[*] Post 491996 posted on 17-12-2014 at 14:25 Reply With Quote
First female anglican bishop in UK

See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30510137

Conservatives ainít gonna like it !

King James Bible: "A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;"

On course other translations say overseer not bishop....

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[*] Post 492141 posted on 22-12-2014 at 01:07 Reply With Quote

It is a bad thing, to change the requirements from those laid down in the Christian Scriptures.:(
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[*] Post 492149 posted on 22-12-2014 at 02:05 Reply With Quote

I have not done any in depth study on the requirements of gender as espoused by some but this commentary does tend to sum up the requirements of such an exalted office.
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