The Woman’s Bible

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In 1895, Elizabeth Cady Stanton published a controversial critique of the Bible that attributed woman’s powerlessness not only to the laws of the state but also to the teachings of the predominant religions. A century later, her views remain relevant in the current debate about the role of women in the church. Having heard the names of Biblical characters such as Eve and Jezebel invoked to her pleas for woman suffrage, Stanton determined that the Bible was the primary cause of the subjugation of women. Arguing that, far from being the word of God, “these degrading ideas of woman emanated from the brain of man,” Stanton and a committee of prominent feminists scrutinized Biblical passages relating to women. … More >>

The Woman’s Bible

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