In 2015, The Episcopal Herald published a piece on women in the episcopate and sexism in the church. Considering the momentum around #metoo and the incredible work being done in around this issue in all facets of the Church, we decided it was time to revisit this article.
Biased hiring processes are not simply a justice issue for the individuals against whom bias is leveled. They are detrimental to the mission of the Church, and they rob the Body of the gifts poured upon God’s people by the Holy Spirit. But how do we deal with that bias?