At a mens prayer group, that I belong to, someone mentioned something about female Bishops. I asked this person for a remotely credible source on this, but I expect not get the source for this. Does anyone have any idea where this person might be coming up with this stuff. A little of the information I know about this person is that he is into Fr. Hans Kung; which is a sort of nuff said and leave it at that kind of a thing. However, I am curious where people come up with this stuff.
Oh yes, absolutely women Bishops, this comes directly from the Jewish tradition of having the women sit separately from the men and not allowing them to speak.
[quote=drbo.org] 1 Corinthians 14
34 Let women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted them to speak, but to be subject, as also the law saith.
[quote=drbo.org] Ephesians 5
22 Let women be subject to their husbands, as to the Lord:
[quote=drbo.org] 1 Peter 3,1 In like manner also let wives be subject to their husbands: that if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives. 2 Considering your chaste conversation with fear. 3 Whose adorning let it not be the outward plaiting of the hair, or the wearing of gold, or the putting on of apparel: 4 But the hidden man of the heart in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit, which is rich in the sight of God. 5 For after this manner heretofore the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:
Of course this would have been warmly embraced by the new Christian community, probably as warm as a bon fire.