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October 13, 2014 / Randall

Losing my religion for equality…by Jimmy Carter

It wasn’t until the fourth century that dominant Christian leaders, all men, twisted and distorted Holy Scriptures to perpetuate their ascendant positions within the religious hierarchy.

The truth is that male religious leaders have had – and still have – an option to interpret holy teachings either to exalt or subjugate women. They have, for their own selfish ends, overwhelmingly chosen the latter.

Former U.S. President and Nobel Laureate Jimmy Carter gestures at the 21st Hay Festival

Image source and full article: http://www.womenspress-slo.org/?p=11440

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