Women in Religion

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The beginning:
Women in Religion
Except for the Catholic nun, Elizabeth Ann Seton who was canonized, the mysterious evangelist, Aimee
Semple
McPherson and the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, the most relevant women in religion can be found in history and none of them are Americans. What’s more, women really have no true leadership role, therefore making the world’s religions basically male-dominated institutions.
Obviously, one should begin with Mary, the mother of Jesus around whom an entire segment of Christianity, called
Marianism
, has been formed. The notion of Mary is that she was not only Jesus’ mother, but the inspiration for many of his miracles, beginning with turning water into wine in
Cana
: “The first demonstration of Christ's...
The end:
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