(RNS) — The Southern Baptist writer and speaker Beth Moore is theologically conservative and doesn’t believe women should be pastors. But her recent tweet renewed a debate that’s been an issue for more than 300 years.
(RNS) — We asked Jeanine Kraybill, who studies Catholic leadership, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
(RNS) The most surprising finding is that the pay gap does not diminish (and may grow wider) when we take into account education and experience.
(RNS) For now, statements from church headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., focus less on gender and more on concern that regional church bodies have forged ahead with their own decisions without consensus from the wider denomination.
(RNS) In the 40 years since America's first female rabbi was ordained, nearly 650 female rabbis have entered the Reform movement. Yet, Jewish and Christian clergywomen still face visible and invisible obstacles in their careers.
(RNS/ENInews) Leading church historian Diarmaid MacCulloch believes Christianity faces a "bright future" worldwide, but predicts the Roman Catholic church will undergo a major schism over its moral and social teaching. By Jonathan Luxmoore.