The Bible : A Deep, Inherent, Widespread, General And Persistent Sexism

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The quotes do represent a deep, inherent, widespread, general and persistent sexism in religions even though the quotes come from holy books and famous theologians. For example, the quote from the Talmud, the Jewish holy book, says “The words of The Bible should be burned rather than taught to women.”. That quote displays that they believe that women are less than men. It is like they believe that women don’t have the willpower or the authority to learn or to be taught the words of the Bible. The quote is very sexist because they would rather burn the Bible instead of teaching it to women. Burning the words of the Bible sounds horrible, its astonishing to think they would rather burn it than to let a women learn it, that’s very deep. Furthermore, it displays how sexism is inherited and widespread, religions will keep following it and not allowing women to learn the bible, for as long as that religion lives. If a woman is ever taught the bible, that will probably the last day for that religion since they will most likely burn the words of the bible. Another quote that represents a deep, inherent, widespread and general persistent sexism would be the quote from Gracian, a twelfth century Christian theologian, which states “Man but not women, is made in the image of God. It is plain from this that women should be subject to their husbands and should be as slaves.”. Men and women are supposed to equal. The men should not be image of God while the women become slaves. How do we…

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