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Woman Suffrage in the Church II

In two former issues of Torch and Trumpet I have first endeavored to state the issues involved in this question, and secondly indicate certain Scripture passages which have direct or indirect bearing on the question at hand. In this issue of our magazine I shall in the main reproduce the declaration adopted by the Reformed Ecumenical […]

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Woman Suffrage in the Church II

In the October–November 1954 issue of Torch and Trumpet it was my privilege to present to the readers the issues involved in the question of ecclesiastical woman suffrage. Our Christian Reformed denomination has had this problem under advisement for a number of years. My first article aimed to be an objective statement concerning certain findings of […]

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The Question of Woman Sufferage in the Church

EDITORIAL NOTE: With this article Prof. Martin Monsma of Calvin Theological Seminary addresses himself to a problem of current interest in the Christian Reformed denominations. Unlike many churches, the Christian Reformed Church has usually allowed only the male communicant members to vote at the congregational meetings. We welcome the Rev. Mr. Monsma as a contributor […]

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