Sunday, March 05, 2006

Women and Scriptures

Siberian women being taught to read scripture

In her paper titled, Women & Scriptures, Sandra Ostopowich, of Higher Things, does a great job of summarizing how women are valued, educated and held in such high esteem in the Lutheran church.

In a humorous account, she describes how she - a Lutheran seminary student- was asked one day: "Why do you want to be a pastor? Women are way too important to God to be pastors!" She was mad and incredulous at that question, but took the challenge of studying scripture for a good response. Read what she discovered...

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