How fair is the claim that Christianity has a negative impact on society?

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1. RESTRICTS ADAPTATIONS AND MODERN ADVANCEMENTS:

-Daly and Hampson: Feminist theologians - Christainity is patriarchal and sexist, eg - the exclusive male priesthood in the Catholic Church. 

-IVF treatment 

-Conservative force - maintains the status quo, eg - restricts sex education and contraception in many developing countries... creates more over population and risk of STIs. 

-Fear punishment and the afterlife - Einstein: "If people are only good because they fear punishment, then we are a sorry lot indeed."

-Calvinism - religion was unhealthy becausde of salvation panic

2. HAS TOO MUCH IMPACT UPON THE LAW:

-Criminalises anything that differs from the morla absolutes. eg - restricts and limits access to safe abortions. 

-Dawkins: Religious absolutism is nothing but damaging, eg - George Bush during his presidency allowed the death penalty but prevented embryonic…

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