Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The Female Pope - an ebook by Oliver Hayes

For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them... 

Cover for 'The Female Pope  - The True Story of Pope Joan'

For many centuries it was accepted almost without discussion that the priesthood, and pastoral work more generally, was exclusively a male domain. Women had a role within the Christian Church, as nuns or lay workers, but the giving of the sacraments was seen as a male preserve. In The Female Pope Oliver Hayes looks at the legends and uncovers the startling truth that lies behind them...

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