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family bible

gen 1:27
deut 22, virgin
- prov 31:10

acts 16, Lydia

mark 5, bleeding woman
luke 24, see tomb
- 1 cor 14:24
- Ephesians 5:22

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family, church fathers

aug
- main helper in procreation
- rational
- adam = master
- marriage necc for sex
(+soskice)
+ tertullian, eve is resp

aquinas
- subordinate
- men = first principle
- united for procreation
- misbegotten, seed etc.
- women should not be priests, unbiblical and less intelligent

luther
- wife is for motherhood
- cannot deny sex
- biology: hips = stay at home. Wide shoulders = intelligent
- women should be willing to die in pregnancy

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family, church

RCC general
- sacrament
- no divorce/gay/contra

mulieris dignitatem
- mary = mother
- imago dei
- woman = mans helper
- OS ruined rel
- should not masculinise themselves

letter to families, 1994
- family = social vocation
- fundamental instituion
- marriage
- nuclear

amoris laetitia, 2016
- no simile between homo and heterosexual. need stable fam

cofe board of social resp, 1999
- needs to value diff ways in which people live in fam
- support men

something to celebrate
- individualism can damage itnerdpendcy in fam
- however, no fam is ideal
- need to be more open
- cohabitation is ok

conservative prot
- fem = sexualisation of society

quakers

lib prot theo
- JC was nice to women
- need to be more flexible
- sociologists
- bible

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family, diff fem section

secular lib feminism (autonomy)
- taylor
- Wollstonecraft (use)

secular deconstructionist
- de b
- Marx
- Friedan (use)

sec rad fem
- Firestone (use)

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family, secular lib fem and eval

Wollstonecraft
- caged birds
- denied rational power
- education
- differences = upbringing
- women = taught to be wives

taylor
- votes
- jobs = skill not gender
- women have excelled
- wages = female independence

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family, secular deconstructionist

simone
- taught to marry rich
- society. has to be rec
- marriage kills passion, form of control

friedan
- must free from sterotype
- hard to combine marriage mother and career
- must stop trying to do it all
- should embrace diffeences
- androgyny

marx
reed, must get rid of capitalism

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secular radical fem

Firestone
- biological diff
- control over productivity
- nuclear is not nat, social construct
- community
- homos are just as normal

8

family, eval of feminist

+ mill, women have greater capacity for detail. h, said they often choose motherhood
+ gebara. fem rcc. mary = single mother
+ Foucault

- jaggar, men devalue women
- elshtain, biological diff
- davis, white and middleclass
- o brien
- Firestone, not far enough

9

gender, secular

foucault

beauvoir

oakley
- manip; diff act; verbal; canalisation

10

gender, re

conservative prot
- equal but diff
- fem is resp for destab of society
- reject existentialist view

lib prot
- gender = human construct
- share Foucault view

muliereis
- equal but diff roles
- women meant to be mothers
- man is head but should not dominate
- women should not dominate

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gender, fem theos

fiorenza
+ so many women in early church
+ hermeneutic

halkes
- need to transform kofg; stop thinking man is head.

harrison
- patriarchy = patterned/instituionalised legitimations of male super

parson
3 paradigms: lib (gal3), social constructionist(db), naturalist (Gilligan, diff, but male is normalised)

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motherhood, re

mulieris
- virgin or mother
- women = more involved than men in procreation
- virgin = response to JC
- nuns can be maternal

october 2013
- pope f worries for women femininity

something to celebrate
- dev in contra = emancipation
- must look at new roles of men AND women
- respect working mothers

quakers
- quaker testimony on equality
- need to discourage seism

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motherhood, sec

db
-s social construct
- repressive, causes tension between mother and daughter
- mandarins: sucks life; no purpose when gone
- diff types of mothers
- motherhood = controlled choice

Gilligan = society favours male way of thinking

oakley
- pregnancy is joyous, motherhood is passive
- sap energy, female opp
-- no maternal instinct
- baby restricts them, social pressure

gray
- women degraded to breeding machines

daly
- tension between mother daughter. birth takes all energy; promotes subordination

- obrien. motherhood empowers