A Christian Perspective on Gender Equality
25 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Date Written: July 18, 2008
An examination of gender equality from a Christian, rather than a constructionist feminist, perspective reveals whether our positive law reflects Christian beliefs and values based on transcendent principles, or the notion of law as a social construct. This article considers the history and ideas presented by Christian scholars and their foundation in the revolutionary treatment of women by Jesus Christ.
Keywords: Gender, equality, Christian, feminist, Christianity, gender discrimination
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K39, J16, J70
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