Roles of Men and Women - Human Relationships

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  • Roles of Men and Women
    • Catholic Beliefs
      • Women should be submissive to their husbands
      • It s the woman's role to have children and the man's role to provide the physical needs
      • Men and women are not created equal
      • Th fist woman, Eve, was created tor Adam to be his companion
        • It was Eve who disobeyed God by eating from the Tree of Knowledge.
          • Women are weak and cannot be trusted to make big decisions
      • "Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord" - Ephesians
      • Only men should become ministers of religion
      • "Do not allow women to... exercise authority over a man" - Timothy
    • Liberal Beliefs
      • Women and men are created equal and are of equal value.
      • Women capable of holding the same positions as men.
      • "God created man in his own image... man and women he created them" - Genesis
      • New testament suggests that Jesus had female disciples, including    Mary Magdalene
      • There are many examples of women in successful leadership roles in the Bible
    • The majority of Christians regard women with dignity and respect


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