Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 July 2018

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190882365

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She Preached the Word

Women's Ordination in Modern America

Benjamin R. Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin

  • Relies on completely novel data sources that have never been published before
  • Includes chapter that uses an innovative survey tool called a "list experiment" to assess how candid people are about their feelings toward women's ordination on telephone surveys
  • Approaches topic from a political science perspective and makes a number of empirical and theoretical contributions to the fields of political science, sociology, and religious studies that advance our understanding of the intersection of gender, religion, and politics in America
  • Challenges conventional wisdom about female ordination