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Feminists Outraged After Female Author Writes Book Encouraging Women to Get Married and Be
Christianpost.com ^ | December 18, 2013 | LEONARDO BLAIR

Posted on 01/05/2014 10:33:55 AM PST by ilovesarah2012

A self-help book based on Old Testament principles of the Bible written by a 43-year-old married Italian journalist and mother of four advising women to be submissive to their husbands in marriage is now causing an international uproar from feminists around the world.

The book, Cásate y sé sumisa, translated Get Married and Be Submissive, has even drawn the ire of a high ranking political figure in Spain in the form of that country's health minister Ana Mato, who according to The Telegraph, said: "I think it is inappropriate and disrespectful to women."

According to the report, from the very first pages, author Costanza Miriano declares to women: "we are not equal to men and to not recognize this is a guaranteed source of suffering."

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Full title: Feminists Outraged After Female Author Writes Book Encouraging Women to 'Get Married and Be Submissive' Based on Bible Becomes a Hit in Europe
1 posted on 01/05/2014 10:33:55 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

1 Timothy 2:12

sit down and shut up


2 posted on 01/05/2014 10:36:46 AM PST by warchild9
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To: ilovesarah2012

Wonder what her opinion is of Margaret Thatcher or Golda Mier or Indira Ghandi


3 posted on 01/05/2014 10:38:00 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I want feminists to be outraged. I want them all to be SO outraged they go to some other country - like Saudi Arabia or Pakistan.


4 posted on 01/05/2014 10:38:09 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office)
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To: ilovesarah2012
It seems that the book is a BIG hit in Europe.

Whodda ever thunk?

5 posted on 01/05/2014 10:38:37 AM PST by cloudmountain
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To: ilovesarah2012
Well, the problem is what feminists look like:

6 posted on 01/05/2014 10:40:23 AM PST by struggle
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To: ilovesarah2012

This will get the cultural-fascists panties in a wad, so to speak.


7 posted on 01/05/2014 10:40:33 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Men and woman are different. They are made to fit together and become one together.


8 posted on 01/05/2014 10:40:54 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: warchild9

LOL I think that is a little harsh.


9 posted on 01/05/2014 10:42:24 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ZULU
I want feminists to be outraged. I want them all to be SO outraged they go to some other country - like Saudi Arabia or Pakistan.

I can't vouch for Pakistan but in the KSA a woman's worth depends almost solely on the status of her family.
If woman is rich, beautiful, rich, educated, rich, smart, rich and nice, then she has it made in spades.
If woman is poor, ugly, poor, illiterate, poor, mean, poor, stupid and poor, she is DOOMED.
And that's the truth! RASPBERRY. (Lily Tomlin--Laugh-in)

10 posted on 01/05/2014 10:44:22 AM PST by cloudmountain
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To: ilovesarah2012

Make me a sammich.


11 posted on 01/05/2014 10:44:44 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Well I got married, and I’m submissive, and that’s exactly how we like it.

The fact I happen to be a fully functioning, fit and potent male might have something to do with my success.


12 posted on 01/05/2014 10:45:43 AM PST by golux
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To: central_va

Life did seem to be better when moms stayed home and took care of children and the house. With both parents (if there are both parents) working now, there is way more stress and I’m sure the children sense it. I always tell my daughter I want to go back to the 50s. Things weren’t perfect, but they were better.


13 posted on 01/05/2014 10:46:47 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: golux
Correction: how she likes it!
14 posted on 01/05/2014 10:46:48 AM PST by golux
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To: ilovesarah2012

A defense against the Koran and genocide is THE BIBLE...?

Shucks, imagine that...!

“Confidence of our CONVICTIONS” - NOT just a catchy vapid saying anymore, I guess....


15 posted on 01/05/2014 10:47:21 AM PST by gaijin
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To: golux

LOL


16 posted on 01/05/2014 10:47:26 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: warchild9

LOL


17 posted on 01/05/2014 10:48:51 AM PST by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: golux

Freudian slip?


18 posted on 01/05/2014 10:50:25 AM PST by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: ilovesarah2012

"Ward, you were a little hard on the Beaver last night."

19 posted on 01/05/2014 10:50:29 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Just showing off

BTW, one of my theology profs way back when lead the argument that that line was introduced into the NT by a third party

but even he had to admit no one will ever reallyknow


20 posted on 01/05/2014 10:51:16 AM PST by warchild9
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To: ilovesarah2012

Let em wail and gnash their teeth.
I, for one, also hope that they get so enraged that they really do something stupid...really stupid, for all the world to see. On top of that, they’re ugly...both inside and out. I think one of the main reasons good men turn gay are because of ugly feminists....LOL


21 posted on 01/05/2014 10:52:51 AM PST by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

That's so retarded.

22 posted on 01/05/2014 10:54:27 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Valpal1

I wear one every day.


23 posted on 01/05/2014 10:55:11 AM PST by golux
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To: ilovesarah2012

I found it interesting that the 3 skanks in the photo destroying one of the books have faces that would make a freight train take a dirt road! Men; can you imagine facing something like that across the breakfast table, while she bitches and tells you all the things you did wrong in the previous 24 hours?!

OTOH, take those same 3 faces, but rather than being hard, spiteful, dissatisfied faces; now let them glow with the inner beauty of being submitted to The Lord Jesus, and let them love being a female and the honors that come with being “the hand that rocks the cradle,” and those same 3 women become consorts, lovers and best friends to a man; and he with her, rather than miserable, carping, demanding shrews.

A woman CANNOT be a man. She has neither the plumbing nor the “tackle” for it. IMHO.


24 posted on 01/05/2014 10:59:41 AM PST by Tucker39 ("Having their conscience seared with a hot iron.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Where’s the hate crime accusations against the troll who recently wrote a TIME article on how men should be brainwashed?


25 posted on 01/05/2014 11:00:17 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: ilovesarah2012

Marxists are tolerant of everything except people who disagree with their world view.

Guess which group of women are happiest?

Pray America is Waking


26 posted on 01/05/2014 11:01:59 AM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: yldstrk

Lol! So true. Every few years some woman trots out a book like this.


27 posted on 01/05/2014 11:07:41 AM PST by Amberdawn
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To: ilovesarah2012
"I think it is inappropriate and disrespectful to women."

No more inappropriate or disrespectful than a gaggle of homely harridans haranguing women to give up their homes and families and challenge men at every step.

"we are not equal to men and to not recognize this is a guaranteed source of suffering."

I would rephrase that to say 'we are not THE SAME as men.' Women are every bit mens' equal, but that doesn't mean they are as good at being men as men are. THERE is the source of their suffering.

The irony is that, in trying to out-man men, women are STLL letting men set the boundaries. In other words, the feminazis who insist that women can only be complete if they can do all the things men can do are defining themselves in terms of male-dom, not female-dom. If it's so great to be a woman, why are you trying so hard to be a man?

28 posted on 01/05/2014 11:07:47 AM PST by IronJack
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To: ilovesarah2012

***Feminists Outraged***

Yawn. Nothing new.


29 posted on 01/05/2014 11:08:28 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: struggle

Andrea Porkin. Poster babe for the Mentally Ill Lesbian Man-haters Butt-ugly Hag Club.


30 posted on 01/05/2014 11:10:11 AM PST by IronJack
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To: lgjhn23

Ugly feminists make men turn to net porn, I’m sure, but I don’t think many men are switching sides solely because of them.

I know several men who’ve turned from decades being hetero to bi or gay. One of them used to be my friend for several years, married, and then like a totally different personality hovering and hinting and then a full confession...he wanted me to move in with him AND his wife. Believe me, I fully appreciate a woman’s situation when a man is constantly steering the conversation *oh so subtly!* in a “Hell No” direction. It ended with a brief violent encounter, now we rarely see each other and “hello” is about it.

I don’t think it’s the fault of crazy women, it’s men with nothing inside and something twisted sets up housekeeping in there.


31 posted on 01/05/2014 11:12:58 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: HereInTheHeartland; no-to-illegals; All

Viva the fitting, but this does not mean one should be submitting to the other. Fitting is fitting, submitting is being surrounded. Each part of a couple has their bad days and moments of irrationality. Why wouldn’t a sane person want their partner to protect them from themselves? Why would we want to promote the Muslim view of women and marriage??? A Dutch film maker produced “Submission” about Muslim views of women and marriage and was assassinated by Muslims.


32 posted on 01/05/2014 11:14:06 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: ilovesarah2012; All

Things weren’t perfect, but in many jobs a man could earn enough to support a family. Not so easy today, especially if you want to send your kids to college.


33 posted on 01/05/2014 11:16:55 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: ilovesarah2012

“Feminists Outraged After Female Author Writes Book Encouraging Women to Get Married and Be”

What kind of ‘female’? A female bear?


34 posted on 01/05/2014 11:18:02 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Tucker39

I thought the same thing when I saw their pictures.


35 posted on 01/05/2014 11:22:36 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: central_va
Am really enjoying these old Beaver episodes. I had an older brother...and while he tried to protect me...he also got me to climb the school roof, rob cherries after dark, pick worms, deliver newspapers, ride double on the back of his bike on a hill with a 12% slope, put fish in mom's washtubs (almost late for school).

Yes Beaver...you were an idol.

36 posted on 01/05/2014 11:27:00 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: ilovesarah2012
"I don't know the coloring the word has in English but I don't use it in a negative way it's a word taken from the Letter to the Ephesians. It doesn't mean in any way being like a doormat for the husband. I use it in the etymological sense of being beneath or underneath providing the support like a column supports a roof because we as women we are stronger," explained Miriano.
Excellent article. Loved it all; thank you. I have taped to the wall by my computer the readings of December 29, which include the bible verse about being submissive [subordinate]. I need to be constantly reminded of same. In the RC missalette, that verse is bracketed, whereby it can be left out if the priest wishes to do so. At the Mass we were at this year, it was left out. http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122913.cfm

I remember a priest telling me in confession, that if I ever complained about my husband in front of the kids, EVEN ONCE, they'd be nothing but spoiled brats.
37 posted on 01/05/2014 11:36:08 AM PST by mlizzy ("If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended." --Mother Teresa)
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To: ilovesarah2012

This woman sounds like an idiot but getting worked up over what she’s written is counterproductive. Her stupidity alone is enough.


38 posted on 01/05/2014 11:36:21 AM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: gleeaikin

Submitting in the sense of Biblical submission. Means that when appropriate; you put the other persons needs ahead of yours in some situations.

It doesn’t mean that a woman should be generally submissive or denigrate herself in anyway. Or that she is in any way inferior to a man.
But yes different. Thank goodness we are different.


39 posted on 01/05/2014 11:36:30 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

What are the fang-toothed feminazis outraged and angry about now? That men exist? That they can’t be like men?


40 posted on 01/05/2014 11:40:26 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
I think a lot of my fellow-men on this thread have the "submissive" thing all wrong. It's not about you "snapping your fingers" and having her bring you a beer and a sandwich like you were Archie Bunker or something. It's not about that at all!

If you want somebody to wait on you, go to a restaurant or hire a maid!

Submissive (in the biblical sense) simply refers to the wife supporting her husband and accepting him as head of the household and provider. In modern context, it could mean that when the husband's job takes him from say Atlanta to Cincinnati, well she follows him to Cincinnati. It means that she will take your surname and and defer to you on the major decisions (of which you should allow her input and allow her input to play a part in your decision).

With that comes responsibility for the husband. He must assume the role of provider and accept responsibility when the decision is not the right one (and make it right). Above all, he must honor his wife and never do anything to dishonor his wife or his family. It is a two-way street.

41 posted on 01/05/2014 11:57:35 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

Husbands, love your wives as yourself.


42 posted on 01/05/2014 12:06:45 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: golux

lol - funny, that.

No woman has a problem being submissive to a man who is submissive to Christ. It starts there - if a man loves God and cherishes his wife, no problem “making a sammich” or anything else. At least in theory....


43 posted on 01/05/2014 12:40:54 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: SamAdams76

The ultimate example of this two way street is the fact that its MEN who are supposed to go to war and die, and if some disaster occurs, women and children are saved first. That’s the responsibility of men. I’m not sure where these feminists get off with their whining and cries for censorship.

How does one think we end up with pajama boy? When you strip away male roles, it strips away male responsibilities. And I guarantee when some disaster strikes, the feminists will be the first to cry when the men bail and leave them stranded with the children. Yeah, lets imagine what pajama boy would have done aboard the Titanic.


44 posted on 01/05/2014 12:43:30 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SamAdams76

The ultimate example of this two way street is the fact that its MEN who are supposed to go to war and die, and if some disaster occurs, women and children are saved first. That’s the responsibility of men. I’m not sure where these feminists get off with their whining and cries for censorship.

How does one think we end up with pajama boy? When you strip away male roles, it strips away male responsibilities. And I guarantee when some disaster strikes, the feminists will be the first to cry when the men bail and leave them stranded with the children. Yeah, lets imagine what pajama boy would have done aboard the Titanic.


45 posted on 01/05/2014 12:43:31 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SamAdams76

The ultimate example of this two way street is the fact that its MEN who are supposed to go to war and die, and if some disaster occurs, women and children are saved first. That’s the responsibility of men. I’m not sure where these feminists get off with their whining and cries for censorship.

How does one think we end up with pajama boy? When you strip away male roles, it strips away male responsibilities. And I guarantee when some disaster strikes, the feminists will be the first to cry when the men bail and leave them stranded with the children. Yeah, lets imagine what pajama boy would have done aboard the Titanic.


46 posted on 01/05/2014 12:43:31 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SamAdams76

The ultimate example of this two way street is the fact that its MEN who are supposed to go to war and die, and if some disaster occurs, women and children are saved first. That’s the responsibility of men. I’m not sure where these feminists get off with their whining and cries for censorship.

How does one think we end up with pajama boy? When you strip away male roles, it strips away male responsibilities. And I guarantee when some disaster strikes, the feminists will be the first to cry when the men bail and leave them stranded with the children. Yeah, lets imagine what pajama boy would have done aboard the Titanic.


47 posted on 01/05/2014 12:43:31 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: JudyinCanada

And its not like husbands never make sandwiches for their wives too. That happens.


48 posted on 01/05/2014 12:44:27 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: ilovesarah2012

Is there ever a time when feminists aren’t outraged about something. Being outraged is how they make a living.


49 posted on 01/05/2014 1:12:39 PM PST by circlecity
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To: ilovesarah2012

Women are to be submissive to their husbands, and husbands are to love their wives like Christ, i.e., willing to die for them. That last part is always left out.

“But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,”


50 posted on 01/05/2014 1:19:22 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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