Feminism

<<women’s lib(eration)>>

Organised pressure activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests. Females have traditionally been subject to inferior treatment in the male-dominated societies including physical abuse and sexual exploitation. There should be a strong voice raised on their behalf to bring freedom from such treatment as well as instructing men to value and respect all women.  

Christianity has resulted in the liberation of females from second-class, vulnerable citizens in life (slaves with no rights) elevating them to their rightful place as “joint heirs in the grace of God” sharing in the blessing of salvation, being “all one in Christ” (Gal 3:28; 1Pet 3:7). The divine order is women are to be equal to but yet submissive to their husbands (Gen 3:16; 1 Cor 11:3; Eph 5:22-24; Tit 2:5). All

    Aim to be the godliest                   woman you know

should delight in the uniqueness that God created in women who can give birth to, and nourish their offspring. Women should be content in the role God has given them, not trying to usurp the male’s function, just like man should not try to replicate a woman’s calling in life. This does not mean that men should not be vitally involved in the care, training and upbringing of their children, nor the wife be incapable of doing the man’s recognised tasks as circumstances dictate. Be ladylike and excel in the qualities you have – what woman doesn’t like to dress up? Men desire in their wives someone they can protect and care for.    

See also: rights, women.

 


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