Stained-Glass Ceiling / Edition 1

Stained-Glass Ceiling / Edition 1

by Sally Purvis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664256082

ISBN-13: 9780664256081

Pub. Date: 10/01/1995

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

As record numbers of women graduate from seminaries, they are increasingly filling positions once held exclusively by men. Sally Purvis documents what happened in the lives of two congregations that appointed women senior pastors and the impact these appointments had on all concerned. She carefully assesses the changes and discerns the significance of female

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Overview

As record numbers of women graduate from seminaries, they are increasingly filling positions once held exclusively by men. Sally Purvis documents what happened in the lives of two congregations that appointed women senior pastors and the impact these appointments had on all concerned. She carefully assesses the changes and discerns the significance of female leadership as opposed to male leadership in these two churches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664256081
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
0.30(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1The Research Project1
2The First Woman Rector21
3Seeing below the Surface36
4A Maverick Church50
5An Intergalactic Search67
6Daughters of Jerusalem84
7Some Modest Conclusions99
Works Cited105

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