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Jimmy Carter Writes On Discrimination Against Women By Organized Religion Worldwide And In America | The Progressive Professor
Former President jimmy Carter has written yet another book, and this one is on the widespread discrimination against women, world wide, as well as in the United States. Carter makes a strong case about the unfairness of the treatment of women in the work place and in society, but his strongest indictment is against traditional organized religions, and not just one religion. It is clear that Orthodox Jews, Right Wing Evangelical Christians, the Catholic Church, The Mormon Church, Muslims, and Hindus all have mistreatment and second class citizenship of women as part of their basic dogma, although there is nothing in the Old or New Testament that allows Orthodox Jews, Right Wing Evangelical Christians, Mormons, and Catholics to be able to justify their backward attitudes on the role of women in their faiths. Sadly, Muslims and Hindus are even worse in their disregard for the rights of women. It is encouraging that Conservative and Reform Judaism, many mainline Protestant