Ethics 1 Religion and Human Relationship 1.1 Roles of men and women

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1.1 Roles of men and women

There are some christian people and denominations that believe that the woman's role is to stay at home and take care of the family. However, most people would take the view that women are equal to men. This view is similar to the view in Paul's epistle to the Galanthians.

  • The Old testament shows many women as strong leaders
  • The gospels show Jesus treating women equally; the first people to witness his ressurection were women, Mary and Martha
  • In the new testament, Priscilla and Lydia both appear as important people withing the church. 
  • Some free churches have had women ministers since the nineteenth century. The first female…


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