Skip to comments.Jimmy Carter: Christianity Mistreats Women as Much as Islam
Posted on 06/30/2013 4:06:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Former President Jimmy Carter said on June 28 that both Christian and Islamic religious leaders share the blame for mistreating women across the world.
During an international conference on women and religion, Carters examples of religious authorities continuing doctrines of male superiority included the Catholic Churchs practice of banning women from the priesthood and some African cultures mutilation of the genitalia of young girls.
Describing these doctrines as theologically indefensible, Carter said they contribute to an environment in which political leaders passively accept violence against women, sex-trafficking, and inequality in the workplace.
There is a great aversion among men leaders and some women leaders to admit that this is something that exists, that its serious and that its it troubling and should be addressed courageously, Carter said at The Carter Center, the human rights organization he founded in 1982 after he left the White House.
Carters event, called Mobilizing Faith for Women, was attended by representatives from 15 countries. A goal of the conference was to emphasize to world leaders that religious institutions can be forces for equality, Carter said.
The nations participating at the Carter conference included Afghanistan, Botswana, Egypt, Iraq, Malaysia, Nigeria, Senegal, and the Sudan.
Carter said widespread oppression of women is found in both nations dominated by Islam as well as western countries where Christianity is the primary cultural influence.
Referring to St. Paul and his writings, Carter said, Paul said there is no difference between Jews and Gentiles, slaves or masters, man or woman. However, he noted gross abuses of religious texts in the Koran and in the Bible, Old Testament and New Testament. Singular verses can be extracted and extorted to assert the singular dominance of men.
Carter was especially critical of the Roman Catholic Church......
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Will this guy EVER die?
Certainly worst ex-president. I wonder if Obama will top him.
Still the moron.
Have the nurse rinse out your drool cup, Jimmuh. I remember your one term disaster very well.
Will he ever run out of friends to betray.
Complete puke. F^^^ YOU, JIMMAH!
Senile old bastard. STFU Jimmy
You know...to believe that you really have to be a moron....
WTH is Carter thinking.
He is nuts!
LOL! Senility’s a b!tch!
Jimmy must have a violent church.
He’s certainly giving Zippy a run for his money as worst POTUS ever
So, you still slappin’ Roslyn around, Jimmy?
Will this guy EVER die?
He’s been brain dead for years.
Jimmy Carter was the reason I didn’t become a democrat.
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