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November 2, 2012 Lecture

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Department
Religion
Course
RLG210Y1
Professor
Joseph Bryant
Semester
Fall

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FEMINISM AND RLGMaster concept PATRIARCHYAn institution and cultural systemFrederick Engels The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State1884 called this process the historical defeat of the female sexFeminist scholars view rlg as one of the primary supports for patriarchal dominance institutionally and culturally providing sanctification and legitimacy for patriarchy and male privilegeFem theologians as long as God is perceived a a male the rest of society will follow2 central points major rlgs today emerged win pat societys The tend to support the perpetuation of patriarchy1Universal claim that women are inferior to males male superiority entrenched in all major sacred traditions They also say that women need to be controlled physically intellects etc by men2 Females have separate types of practices that are regarded as inferior to those of the male Excluded from official role
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