A close-up look at American churches shows women clergy have hit a “stained-glass” ceiling.
Mark Chaves is a Duke University professor of Sociology, Religious Studies and Divinity. And for nearly 20 years, he has been studying congregations of all faiths and denominations. He directs the National Congregations Study.
Chaves says, one thing that has stood out – the number of women leading churches has not budged.