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Gender Bias in Religion

The Essential Religious Double Standard

The essential religious double standard:

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Men who preach the womanly virtues – kindness, love, tolerance, peace, faith, and charity – are honoured as Messiahs, Saviors, and Holy Men.

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Women who practice them are adjudged as inferior.

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Gender Bias in Religion

Conclusions

“Divine right of kings.
Know your place and do not question it.
Slavery as the natural condition of people with dark skin.
Women as subordinate to men.
Homosexuality as an Abomination.
Mother Nature as Man’s to master, rape, pillage and destroy.”

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What conclusion would you like to draw?

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The dominant male group expertly defends anything it wants us to believe through wishful thinking, make believe, manipulation, and scripture conveniently written and cunningly exploited.

The Handmaid’s Tale (Paperback)
Margaret Atwood’s popular dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale explores a broad range of issues relating to power, gender, and religious politics.
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Gender Bias in Religion

The Weaker Vessel

Man pontificates: “God created women as the weaker vessel, inferior to men.”



But history shows that God made women capable of doing anything men can do from soldiering to research, from exploration to poetry, from medicine to the arts … why would God bless a creature intended to be inferior with such superior abilities?



Man replies not that he was wrong, but that, “The ways of God are a mystery.”

The Handmaid’s Tale (Paperback)
Margaret Atwood’s popular dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale explores a broad range of issues relating to power, gender, and religious politics.
View on Amazon