Right now we share a moment of contemplation regarding women and their role in religious communities.
As always, Kansas City's most prolific writer on the topic of faith & morals guides the way.
Here's his take on the plight of ladies overcoming the ancient rules of longstanding institutions . . .
Slow process, and women have had to battle for every inch of progress to try to crack the stained-glass ceiling.
So as Christians and others mark Christmas this year and praise Mother Mary (by the way, the Qur'an contains more about her than does the New Testament), it's a good time to measure how close religion is to treating males and females with equality and equity.
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