The Head of the Church by S. M. Hutchens

The Head of the Church

S. M. Hutchens on Women’s Ordination

A reply to Reverend Raphael-Nakos (whose letter immediately follows)

One of the unhappiest duties of writing what I do about women’s ordination is the responsibility of replying to devout believers who endorse it, yet wish to identify themselves as orthodox Christians. It gives me no pleasure, but I am convinced this must be done as many times as necessary to convince those who have been influenced by the propaganda of egalitarianism—and yes, I believe it is indeed egalitarianism we are dealing with here—that they are not orthodox, at least on this point.

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