- Created by: 14downsamber
- Created on: 06-08-19 16:18
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.
-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…