Sunday school teacher dumped for being female
Monday, August 21, 2006; Posted: 10:43 a.m. EDT (14:43 GMT)
WATERTOWN, New York (AP) -- The minister of a church that dismissed a female Sunday School teacher after adopting what it called a literal interpretation of the Bible says a woman can perform any job -- outside of the church.
The First Baptist Church dismissed Mary Lambert on August 9 with a letter explaining that the church had adopted an interpretation that prohibits women from teaching men. She had taught there for 54 years.
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Have I stated lately how much I dispise religious nutjobs? This sounds like something that the Talliban would do. Oh, wait a minute, this is something that the Talliban did.