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dc.contributor.author Buchner, Elsje
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-06T05:31:54Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-06T05:31:54Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Buchner, E. 2008,'Laat ander die praatwerk doen', Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, vol. XXXIV, pp. 235-264. en
dc.identifier.issn 1017-0499
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/4538
dc.description Peer reviewed en
dc.description.abstract Stories of the calling of female ministers in the Dutch Reformed Church played out over a period of approximately 107 years. The folk mother discourse, which silenced women’s voices in public, developed in the Afrikaner community during this period. It is evident that female ministers in the Dutch Reformed Church have generally not participated actively in the debate on the admission of women to specific offices. Most of the contributors to this study experience some discomfort with matters of gender and feminism. As in the folk mother discourse, they leave the talking to others. In this article the development of the folk mother discourse is examined and female ministers are asked to examine their experiences in this regard. The central question is: What can the church do to help women take co-responsibility in the gender debate. en
dc.language.iso other en
dc.publisher Church History Society of Southern Africa en
dc.subject Dutch Reformed Church
dc.subject Female ministries
dc.title Laat ander die praatwerk doen en
dc.type Article en


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