Recent Periodical Articles

Ordination

  • Blincoe, T.H. "Needed—a theology of ordination." Ministry (February 1978): 22-24.
  • Burton, Keith A. "A practical theology of ordination: An interpretive model of ordination from the New Testament model." Ministry (November 1996): 26-27, 29.
  • Dederen, Raoul. "A theology of ordination." Ministry (February 1978): 24K-24P.
  • Dederen, Raoul. "Nature of the church."  Ministry (February 1978): 24B-24F.
  • Newman, J. David. "Wanted: A theology of ordination."  Adventist Today 18, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 4-7.
  • Nortey, Jacob J. "The Bible, our surest guide."  Adventists Affirm 9, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 47-49, 67.
  • Oosterwal, Gottfried. "The mission of the church."  Ministry (February 1978): 24G-24K.
  • Paulsen, Jan.  "Manhood—womanhood—priesthood."  Northern Light 35 (April 1985): 2.

Women's Ordination

  • "10 questions about the ordination of women." South Pacific Division Record 94, no. 6 (February 18, 1989): 5.
  • "11 Pioneering women ministers." Columbia Union Visitor 117, no.7 (July 2012): 16-17.
  • Attiken, Raj. "Unity and authority in the Church."  Adventist Today 120, no. 5 (Sept-Oct 2012): 14-16.
  • Bacchiocchi, Samuele R. "Ministry or ordination of women?"  Spectrum 17, no. 2 (Spring 1986): 20-25.
  • Ball, Bryan W. "The ordination of women: a plea for caution." Spectrum 17, no. 2 (Spring 1986): 39-54.
  • Beem, Beverly G. "‘It was Mary who first preached a risen Jesus’: Early Seventh-day Adventist answers to objections to women as spiritual leaders." Andrews University Seminary Studies 45, no. 2 (Autumn 2007): 221-245.
  • Beem, Beverly G., and Ginger Hanks Harwood. "‘Your daughters shall prophesy’: James White, Uriah Smith, and the ‘triumphant vindication of the right of sisters’" to preach.  Andrews University Seminary Studies 43, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 41-58.
  • Beem, Beverly G. "What about Paul? Early Adventists and the Preaching of “the Marys.”"  Spectrum 38, no. 2 (Spring 2010): 25-30.
  • Blazen, Ivan T. "Ordaining women will not lead church to heresy." Spectrum 17, no. 2 (Spring 1986): 27-31.
  • Branson, Roy E. "An open letter to the Southeastern California Conference president." Spectrum 20, (December 1990): 2-4.
  • Branson, Roy E.  "Unto the third and fourth generation." Spectrum 24 (September 1995): 2.
  • Brunt, John C. "Adventists against ordination: A critical review." Spectrum 17, no. 2 (Spring 1986): 55-62.
  • Byrd, Alita and Midori Yoshimura. "The faces of women’s ordination in 2012: a photographic yearbook." Spectrum 20, (Autumn 2012): 22-25.
  • Carr, Mark F. "Women’s ordination as a threat to church unity: an ethical analysis." Spectrum 40, (Autumn 2012): 28-34.
  • Daffern, Jan. "How long must women wait? Prospects for Adventist church leadership."  Spectrum 12, no. 4 (January 1982): 39-43.
  • Davidson, Richard M. "Biblical questions on women and ministry." Spectrum 19, no. 5 (July 1989): 29-32.
  • Davis, Jerry M. "Hammurabi and the ordination of women."  Spectrum 22, no. 2 (May 1992): 60-61.
  • Gouel, Joelle. "A plea from Europe." Spectrum 17, no. 5 (August 1987): 61-62.
  • Greig, Stella Ramirez. "God’s image not only male." Spectrum 17, no. 2 (December 1986): 25-26.
  • Haloviak, Bert B. "Ellen White endorsed Adventist women ministers." Spectrum 19, no. 5 (July 1989): 33-37.
  • Haloviak, Bert B. "Ellen White, the Australasian ministers, and the role of women preachers."  Spectrum 34, no 2 (2006): 60-67.
  • Haloviak, Bert B. "The Adventist heritage calls for ordination of women." Spectrum 16, no. 3 (1985): 52-60.
  • Haloviak, Bert B. "The pit dug for Adventist women ministers." Spectrum 40, (Autumn 2012): 35-38.
  • Haloviak, Kendra. "Voices of global change?" Spectrum 20, no. 5 (August 1990): 26-27.
  • Johnson, Eddy. "Women’s ordination: the flaw in the debate." Spectrum 37, no. 1 (Winter 2009): 24-27.
  • Kubo, Sakae. "The Bible and the ordination of women:  A bibliographical essay." Spectrum 7, no. 2 (Summer 1975): 29-33.
  • Lloyd, Marjorie L. "What happened to the call?" Ministry 51, no. 2 (February 1978): 39-40.
  • Bacchiocchi, Samuele R. "Women ministry without ordination." Ministry 59, no. 10 (October 1986): 4-7.
  • Benton, Josephine. "An interview with Josephine Benton." Insight 9, no. 1 (January 3, 1978): 8-13.
  • Blazen, Ivan T.  "Women, culture, and Christ: Hearing Scripture yesterday and today." Adventist Today 4, no. 1 (January-February 1996):5-7.
  • Bowers, Savannah. "A Step in the right direction: using the strength of nurturers." Mid-America Union Outlook 80, no. 2 (February 2008): 16-17.
  • Brenneise, Harvey R. "Theologians and women’s ordination." Adventist Today 5, no. 3 (May-June 1997): 5.
  • Bresee, W. Floyd. "Women in ministry." Ministry 61, no. 8 (August 1988): 22-23.
  • Brunt, John C. "Ordination of women: A hermeneutical question." Ministry 61, no. 9 (September 1988): 12-14.
  • Cabansag, Earle, comp. "How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?" Insight 19, no. 34 (August 20 1988):4-5.
  • Case, Stephen W. "Ordain women?" Insight 37, no. 41 (Novermber 4, 2006): 14-15.
  • Coffin, James N. "Women of the cloth?" Adventist Review 162, no. 9 (February 28, 1985): 15-16.
  • Cristoffel, Larry. "Women’s Ordination: Not a betrayal of the world church." Adventist Today 1, no. 2 (July-August 1993): 17-18.
  • Damsteegt, Laurel. "Pushing the brethren." Adventists Affirm 12, no. 3 (Autumn 1998): 24-27.
  • Davidson, Richard M. "Does the Bible support the ordination of women to the gospel ministry? Yes." Pacific Union Recorder 112, (August 2012): 45, 47.
  • Davidson, Richard M. "Does the Bible support the ordination of women to the gospel ministry? No." Pacific Union Recorder 112, (August 2012): 44, 46.
  • Dower, Catherine C. "Why aren’t our deaconesses set apart by ordination to do the work of the church?" Ministry 46, no. 5 (May 1973): 44.
  • Dudley, Roger L.  "How Seventh-day Adventist lay members view women pastors." Review of Religious Research 38, no. 2 (1996): 133-41.
  • Dudley, Roger L. "Ordination of women: A question of status or function?"  Ministry 58, no. 10 (October 1985): 19-21.
  • Durand, Eugene F. "The other side." Adventist Review 167, no. 14 (April 5, 1990): 5.
  • Duska, Robin. "Three women in the pulpit." Insight 11, no. 39 (September 23, 1980): 3-4.
  • Eva, W.D. "Should our church ordain women? Yes." Ministry 58, no. 3 (March, 1985): 14, 16-22.
  • Fagal, William A. "Did Ellen White call for ordaining women?" Ministry 61, no. 12 (December 1988): 8-11.
  • Fagal, William A. "Did Ellen White support the ordination of women?"  Ministry 62, no. 2 (February1989): 6-9.
  • Flowers, Karen M. "Women and the church." Adventist Review 166, no. 39 (September 28, 1989): 14-18.
  • Folkenberg, Robert S. "Will you help answer Elder Folkenberg’s prayer?" Adventists Affirm 10, no. 1 (Spring 1996): 35-36.
  • Guthrie, Juanita. "Women’s ordination." Adventist Today 4, no. 2 (March-April 1996): 17-18.
  • Haloviak, Bert B. "Women in recent Adventist history."  Adventist Review 172, no. 18 (May 4, 1995): 21-23.
  • Holbrook, Frank B. "Do Adventists ordain women?" These Times 92, no. 13 (November 1983): 28.
  • Holmes, Raymond C. "Post-Utrecht conscience and the ecclesiastical crisis." Adventists Affirm 10, no. 1 (Spring 1996): 44-49, 56.
  • Hyde, Gordon M. "The ordination of women." Adventist Review 153, no. 44 (October 28, 1976): 12-13.
  • Johnsson, William G. "The real issue at stake." South Pacific Division Record 100, no. 31 (August 12, 1995):7.
  • Johnsson, William G. "The old, the new, and the crux." Adventist Review 172, no. 32 (July 7, 1995): 3.
  • Johnsson, William G. "Time to cool it." Adventist Review 172, no. 53 (November 30, 1995): 4.
  • Johnsson, William G. "Women’s roles—a perspective." Adventist Review 166, no. 36 (September 7, 1989): 4.
  • Knight, Heather J. "Writing our history together." Adventist Review 189, no. 25 (September 13, 2012): 5.
  • Lemon, Frank R. "Women’s ordination." Adventist Today 4, no. 2 (March-April 1996): 17-18.
  • Lohne, Alf. "Split about women’s ordination." Trans-European Division Light 39, (September 1989): 8.
  • Londis, James J. "The gospel demands equality now." Spectrum 19, no. 5 (July 1989): 38-42.
  • Maxwell, Lawrence S. "One chilling word." Adventists Affirm 9, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 38-41.
  • Maxwell, C. Mervyn. "Let’s be serious." Adventists Affirm 3, no. 2 (Fall 1989): 24-32, 40.
  • Maxwell, C. Mervyn. "Take the Bible as it is." Adventists Affirm 10, no. 1 (Spring 1996): 26-35.
  • Mays, Carol. "Ordination of women." Adventist Today 4, no. 5 (September-October 1996): 6.
  • McClure, Alfred C. "After the vote, now what?" Adventist Review 172, no. 36 (August 3, 1995): 5.
  • McClure, Alfred C. "An open letter to church leaders." Adventist Review 172, no. 41 (September 1995): 7.
  • McClure, Alfred C. "Not a voice should be hushed." Columbia Union Visitor 99, no. 22 (November 15, 1994): 5.
  • Miller, Bill. "Furthering the mission of the church: women’s ordination." Spectrum 40, (Autumn 2012): 39-42.
  • Mostert, Thomas J., Jr. "Should we ordain women?" Pacific Union Recorder 93, no. 3 (March 15, 1993): 2.
  • Mutch, Patricia Black. "Early SDA’s had room for women." Spectrum, 17, no. 2 (1986): 26-27.
  • Neall, Ralph E. "The New Testament does not bar women from being pastors." Spectrum 25, (September 1996): 64.
  • Neff, LaVonne. "The ordination of women." Adventist Review 153, no. 32 (August 5, 1976): 1, 6-7.
  • Nelson, Ethel R. "No Turning back” on Ordination?" Adventists Affirm 9, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 42-46.
  • Nelson, Janice Letcher. "Breaking the mold." Insight (August 30, 1977): 2-6.
  • Newman, J. David. "Another look at ordination." Ministry 68, no. 4 (April 1995): 3-5.
  • Newman, J. David. "GC President’s plea for unity was really for uniformity." Adventist Today 120, no. 5 (September-October 2012): 3.
  • Newman, J. David. "General Conference president’s dilemma." Adventist Today 18, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 3.
  • Parr, Robert H. "Cool thoughts on a hot issue." Australasian Record 83, no. 28 (July 10, 1978): 4.
  • Patrick, Arthur N. "Adventists and the ordination of women." South Pacific Division Record 93, no. 42 (October 29, 1988): 4-5.
  • Patrick, Arthur N. "The Adventist pastor and the ordination of women." Ministry 62, no. 4 (April 1989): 9-12.
  • Patrick, Arthur N. "The ordination of deaconesses." Adventist Review 163, no. 3 (January 16, 1986): 18-19.
  • Patterson, Gary B. "Let divisions decide when to ordain women." Spectrum 24, no. 4 (April 1995): 36-42.
  • Patterson, Gary B. "Make haste slowly."  Adventist Today 1, no. 2 (July-August1993): 17-18.
  • Patterson, Gary B. "Ordaining presidents and the law of unintended consequences."  Adventist Today 120, no. 5 (September-October 2012): 12.
  • Patterson, Gary B. "Six points on the issue of ordination of women." Adventist Today 120, no. 5 (September-October 2012): 10-13.
  • Patterson, Stanley E. "Kingly power: Is it finding a place in the Adventist church?" Adventist Today 120, no. 5 (September-October 2012): 4-9.
  • Reynolds, David L. "Is it time to use money to get the world church’s attention?" Spectrum 25, no. 5 (September 1996): 63.
  • Richardson, Carol L. "No place for women in Christianity." Spectrum 17, no, 4 (May 1987): 63-64.
  • Rock, Calvin B. "Deciding about women’s ordination." Adventist Review 167, no. 13 (March 29, 1990): 10.
  • Rock, Calvin B. "Women's ordination." Adventist Review 170, no. 7 (February 18, 1993): 15.
  • Rudge, W.E. "Viewpoint: Should Adventists ordain women?" South Pacific Division Record 94, no. 6 (February 18, 1989): 6.
  • Saelee, Terri. "Women of the Spirit." Adventists Affirm 9, no. 2 (Fall 1995): 60-63.
  • Sayles, Una Jean. "Paul not against women." Insight 6, no. 36 (November 18, 1975): 2-3.
  • Scriven, Charles. "Confronting the shadow side of ordination." Spectrum 20, (Autumn 2012) 43-49.
  • Scriven, Charles. "Jesus and the role of women." Adventist Review 166, no. 5 (February 2, 1989): 12-14.
  • Scriven, Charles. "Women and men and ministry: A family story?" Spectrum 37, no. 1 (Winter 2009): 3-4.
  • Seibold, Loren G. "Why women shouldn’t be ordained." Spectrum 37, no. 1 (Winter 2009): 20-23.
  • Seton, Bernard E. "Ministers—both male and female?" Adventist Review 154, no. 10 (March 10, 1977): 6-8.
  • Seton, Bernard E. "Should our church ordain women? No." Ministry 58, no. 3 (March 1985): 15-22.
  • "Should women be ordained? How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?"  Insight 19, no. 34 (August 20, 1988):6-9.
  • Spangenberg, James L. "The ordination of women: Insights of a social scientist." Spectrum 6, no. 1&2 (1974): 67-73.
  • Spruill, Karen. "How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?" Insight 19, no. 34 (August 20, 1988):2-3.
  • Standish, Colin D. "A response to recent events: Sligo Church “ordains” women pastors." Our Firm Foundation, (November 1995): 14-15.
  • Staples, Russell L. "To ordain or not." Ministry 60, no. 3 (March 1987): 14-17.
  • Sutherland, Laura Holt. "Women’s ordination." Adventist Today 4, no. 2 (March-April 1996): 17-18.
  • Taylor, Ron W. "Adventists and the ordination of women."  South Pacific Division Record 94, no. 6 (February 18, 1989): 4-5.
  • "Timeline: The road to ordination." Columbia Union Visitor 117, no. 7 (July 2012): 18-19.
  • "The perfect female. How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?"  Insight 19, no. 34 (August 20, 1988): 12-13.
  • Thompson, Alden. "Utrecht: A “providential” detour?"  Ministry 70, no. 10 (October 1997): 18-21.
  • Thompson, Alden. "Women in ministry." North Pacific Union Gleaner 90, no. 20 (November 6, 1995): 8.
  • Townend, Maxwell G. "The ordination of women." Australasian Record 78, no. 2 (January 14, 1974): 6-7.
  • Tripp, Lori L.  "Red and yellow, black and white, male and female. How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?"  Insight 19, no. 34 (August 20, 1988): 14-15.
  • “Understanding Ordination.” Columbia Union Visitor 117, no.7 (July 2012): 14-15.
  • Visser, Shana L. "Women in ministry: Eternal implications." Columbia Union Visitor 100, no. 18 (November 15, 1995): 4-5.
  • Wang, Andre M. "The ordination debate: scratching the twenty-year itch." Spectrum 40, (Autumn 2012): 26-27.
  • Watts, Kit.  "A historical outline on Adventists and the ordination of women." Adventist Today 2, no. 2 (March-April 1994): 5-6.
  • Watts, Kit. "Ordaining to the ministry: Or why we need all the help we can get." Insight 5, no. 4 (January 22, 1974): 12-15.
  • Watts, Kit. "The rise and fall of Adventist women in leadership." Ministry 68, no. 4 (1995): 6-10.
  • Weigley, David. "5 reasons I changed my views." Columbia Union Visitor 117, no. 7 (2012): 3.
  • Weigley, David. "Dreaming Joel’s dreams." Columbia Union Visitor 117, no. 6 (June 2012): 3.
  • “Why we’re advocating for women’s ordination.” Columbia Union Visitor 117, no. 7 (July 2012): 10-13.
  • Wiklander, Bertil. "Statement on women’s ordination to the pastoral ministry."  British Union Conference Messenger 117, no. 19 (September2012): 8-9.
  • Wilson, Halcyon Westphal. "My journey to ordination." Adventist Today 14, no. 5 (September-October 2006): 20-21.
  • Women…in the church. "How would you feel about having a woman as your pastor?" Insight 19, no 34 (August 20, 1988):10-11.
  • Wood, Miriam. "To ordain or not?" Adventist Review 161, no. 24 (June 14, 1984): 12.