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Melissa Deckman

In: Gender and Women's Leadership: A Reference Handbook

Chapter 57: Women as Leaders in Protestant Denominations

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Women as Leaders in Protestant Denominations
Women as leaders in Protestant denominations

An examination of women as leaders in Protestant denominations is important given the significance of religion in the lives of most Americans, slightly more than half of whom are Protestants. Women's status as clergy, in particular, is an important indication of how influential women are as leaders within such denominations, given the significant role that ordained pastors, as heads of churches, often play in the lives of their congregants and local communities. Moreover, ordained clergy who serve as scholars in seminaries or as leaders in ...

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