Feminism and religion

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  • Patriarchal - Male domination and Female subordination
  • Patriarchal institution reflects the inequality of women
  • Legitimises female subordination


       1. Religious organisations are male dominated - catholism - women cant be preists

       2. Places of worship segregate sexes - women may be unable to lead prayers

       3. Religious attitudes to sexuality:

  • Turner - females make celibacy difficult for males


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