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As we have spoken so often about different forms and manifestations of the gender controversy during the lecture and seminar programmes, and have witnessed numerous examples of this controversy in the pieces of social and psychological research studied within the course, it was very interesting for me to participate in the symposium that involved group presentations and immediate discussions devoted to themes on gender controversy…

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I perceived my task to lie in the need to demonstrate that as far as gender issues excite especially heated debates within the religious circles, the example of women involvement into the Church activities serves as quite a unique tool of investigation of the wider field of gender aspects of organisation studies.
In order to fulfil the described task, our group completed the secondary background research with the aim to draw from the existing research the conceptual basis for the problem of women in the Church, to formulate it in the form of short thesises applicable for the purpose of making a concise and informative presentation, and to collect sufficient amount of relevant examples from historical and modern developments in the explored filed of study that would be used to buttress the premises and conclusions of the research.
The presentation prepared by our group for the symposium is called "Women, Priesthood and the Church of England", the title that simultaneously places the problem in the area of gender issues, and alludes to the more specific circumstances existing within the Church o ...
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