Feminist theories of religion

  • Created by: ishrat13
  • Created on: 16-02-20 17:05

Feminists - society is patriarchal & religion serves to maintain this patriarchy and female subordination

  • Religious beliefs functions as a patriarchal ideology

Evidence of Patriarchy:

Religious Organisations:

  • Male-dominated e.g. Orthodox and Catholicism forbid women to become priests                                                            Armstrong - sees this as evidence of women being marginalised                                              2008: 'clergy revolt over women bishops' article, explains how clergy members have written…


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