Relationships - Roles in the church

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What does it say in the first creation story in Genesis?
'God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
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What does is state in the second creation story?
Man was created first, and then woman was created as a companion and a helpmate to man.
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What can the statement in the second creation story make people think?
Women have a lesser, or at least different, role to men.
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How were women seen in the Old Testament?
Strong and important people and rulers.
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Which women appear to be in positions of authority early in the church?
(New Testament) Priscilla and Lydia (a convert of St Paul).
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Which churches have female priests? (3)
Anglican church, free churches, Episcopal churches.
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Which one of the above has not decided on women bishops?
Anglican church.
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Which churches will not allow women to be ordained?
Roman Catholic and Orthodox.
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What are their reasons for this? (2)
Jesus only chose men to be his disciples and at the Eucharist the priest represents Jesus.
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