Original Research - Special Collection: Practical Theology

Revisiting the role of woman pastors in the church in Tshwane

Elizabeth C. Wagner-Ferreira
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 67, No 2 | a932 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v67i2.932 | © 2011 Elizabeth C. Wagner-Ferreira | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 August 2010 | Published: 21 April 2011

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Elizabeth C. Wagner-Ferreira, University of South Africa, South Africa


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Abstract

The purpose of this article was to obtain feedback from women pastors in and around the Tshwane metropole in South Africa on their experiences of their role as pastors. The question at stake was: are woman pastors more often approached for counselling? Therefore, half structured interviews were conducted in order to explore their life stories. The four core tasks of practical theological interpretation, according to Richard Osmer, were used as the framework for this article.

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Church; counselling; Osmer; Tshwane; women pastors

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