This is a wonderful illustration of how women are belittled in the Christian doctrine.
One would think most femmes would rather reject this kind of treatment, and religion altogether, right? But that’s not what really happens.
Apparently religious women are more afraid of their loving god’s punishment than they are of the way religion values them – a little more worthy than cattle, or “…you are worth more than many sparrows.” … unless you’re a woman.
I think these women are drawn to religion because it gives them a false sense of safety in a society that is predatory toward women.
The deplorable thing is they overlook the fact that it is a self-fulfilling cycle of self-righteous misogyny, for what they probably perceive as immediate benefits.
“All wickedness is but little to the wickedness of a woman: let the portion of a sinner fall upon her.” Ecclesiasticus 25:19
“A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.” 1 Cor. 11:7
“Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner” 1 Peter 3:7
“As in all the congregations of the saints, women should remain silent in the churches.” 1 Cor. 14:34
“I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man.” 1 Tim. 2:12-14
“But women will be saved through childbearing.” 1 Tim. 2:15
“If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off.” 1 Cor. 11:6
Oh and Leviticus is my absolute my favorite.
I’m just picking and choosing? Sorry, my bad.