Gender, belief and participation

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  • Gender, belief and participation
    • Holm
      • The basis for women's subordination is their sexuality. Hindu women cannot come near the Koran.
      • There have been moves to gender inequality, women can now become rabbis.
    • El Sadaawi
      • Religion itself is not oppressive to women. Women's subordination stems from their oppression in wider society.
    • Knott
      • Jesus and his opostles were all male. Female/males roles in the Bible are not equal.
      • Women represent over half the active church membership, tend to be more religious- biological role of giving birth.
    • Aldridge
      • New age movements are giving women a central role. Easier for women to achieve leadership roles.


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