'I Suffer Not a Woman to Teach'

Sheri Klouda says she was fired from a Southern Baptist seminary because she's not a man

The numbers tell a success story.

Over the last three decades, the percentage of female faculty members at seminaries has more than tripled. In 1977 only 6 percent of professors were women, according to the Association of Theological Schools. Last year it was 22 percent. What was once unusual has become increasingly commonplace.

But that's not true everywhere. At Southern Baptist