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The Gospel according to woman : Christianity's creation of the sex war in the West

Author: Karen Armstrong
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates how Christianity has affected the lives and identities of women through the centuries and how women are still affected today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 0385240783 9780385240789
OCLC Number: 14377099
Description: xv, 366 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The problem: sex --
The result: Eve --
The final solution for men: the witch --
Why be a virgin? --
Why be a martyr? --
Why be a mystic? --
The four faces of Eve --
The Protestant solution: wife and mother --
The future: Exodus?
Responsibility: Karen Armstrong.

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Investigates how Christianity has affected the lives and identities of women through the centuries and how women are still affected today.

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