Reaching the choir

Much discussion has focused on bringing women and minority groups into the secular fold. ¬†Considering the gender gap in secular communities (these numbers are from America) this is a laudable goal. ¬†Conversely, in religious communities there is an inverse relationship in the ratios of women and ethnic minorities. From Protestant communities where there are 8 percent more women than men to Jehovah's Witnesses and Historically Black Churches where there are 20 percent more women than men. There is … [Read more...]