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Ordained? To What?

Joseph D. Small, Coordinator, Theology, Worship and Education, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Since the 1970’s, Presbyterians have been arguing about who can be ordained (educators? gay and lesbian persons?) as well as about the character of the “quasi-ordination” of commissioned lay pastors. This paper discusses past and present issues concerning ordination.

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