Women Bishops: The Opening Door of Pentecost

April Ulring Larson

Article Type: Face to Face

Publication Date: 7/1/1993

Paired Article (Face to Face): Women Bishops: "Unhierarchical and Related to Everyday Life"

Issue: Faith, Science, Technology (Vol. 13, No 3, Summer, 1993)

Having women bishops opens the door just a bit wider, so the full range of the gifts and experiences of people with God and the world is now included in the oversight of the church. May the door continue to swing wider so that our church is seen for what it already is: no longer a monolithic structure, but a multicultural communion—the essence of Pentecost. “In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and daughters shall prophesy” (Acts 2:17).

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