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Leontine T.C. Kelly

  • [On ordination of women:] We must recognize the kind of culture in which Jesus and his disciples lived. It was a very male-dominated culture. However, Jesus did violate the customs of the culture in that he talked with women, shared with women. Women were part of the entourage of Jesus Christ. God calls whomever God would call.

    • Leontine T.C. Kelly,
    • in USA Today ()
  • All my life, my political and social and spiritual selves have all moved together. I just could not separate them.

    • Leontine T.C. Kelly,
    • in The Los Angeles Times ()

Leontine T.C. Kelly, U.S. bishop of the United Methodist Church

(1920 - 2012)

Full name: Leontine Turpeau Current Kelly.