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LOGOS A Journal, of Religion, Philosophy, Comparative Cultural Studies and Art


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Logos 106

:. Rimas Skinkaitis
        Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania




Women's diaconal - Biblical and Historical Perspectives

Since Pope Francis established a commission to investigate the possibilities of the female diaconate, the article analyzes cases of the female diaconate in the Holy Scripture. Further, on the basis of historical sources, the article focuses on the practice of female diaconate in early Christianity from their ordination and position in Christian communities to the specificity of their ministry in the tradition of both the Eastern and Western Churches.


Key Words: female diaconate, women, ministry, ordination, Eastern Church


The journal "LOGOS" is mainly devoted to scholarly studies in all areas of philosophy.
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