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Role Of Women In Christianity?

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Role Of Women In Christianity? Many people also think that the Christian Church is sexist and does not treat men and women equally. Paul said that: Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. If they want to enquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church. 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 Now I want you to realise that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God. Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonours his head. And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonours her head-it is just as though her head were shaved. ...read more.


Luke 10:38 - 42 tells of Jesus' visit to sisters, Martha and Mary. Mary wants to listen to his teaching but Martha was upset because she wasn't helping with the work. Jesus said Mary should be allowed to listen to him and learn from him. This does not mean that the Church has not been guilty of discrimination both in the past and present. Some churches do not allow women priests and have been accused of prejudice. Is The Bible Relevant In Modern Living? From a religious point of view the bible is relevant to modern living because it is their way of life. They follow all the teachings and everything that is in it. Christians see the bible as a sacred writing, all Christians interpret in different ways. ...read more.


Moral issues will always be a problem in life, the Bible can be used to guide certain people who wish to learn how to act properly. And how to have a social decorum if you will. But not all people are prepared to listen and to learn to these issues so they will not learn and they will think that the bible is not relevant in modern times. These people are simply ignorant. However there are bad points on why the bible is not relevant. Some of the content is not relevant to real life, Christians are prepared to listen to irrelevant stories but non Christians are not. People are not prepared to listen because parts of the bible are very boring, only certain extracts will help you in real life. Non Christians want to learn about teachings that are relevant, however a lot of the stories are not. ...read more.

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