Woman and Religion
An analysis of the role religion has had in oppressing and liberating women.
The paper is basically an analysis of the oppressive and liberating aspects of religion concerning the role and status of women in the scriptures, church history, church teachings, structure and practices. This includes a quick survey of the efforts at renewal of the Church towards women’s equality and empowerment. Also featured is a discussion of similar elements found in the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant Religion as well as that of oriental religions / ethical systems.