The Gospel According to Woman: Christianity's Creation of the Sex War in the West

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Elm Tree, 1986 - Religion - 323 pages
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The four faces of Eve: virgin/martyr/mystic/witch according to Christianity, especially Protestantism. Interestingly, she attributes western misogyny not to Jesus or Paul (Jews with a heritage of ... Read full review

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

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Armstrong presents a stinging indictment of "Christianity,'' by which she means not the teachings of Jesus or official Christian doctrine but the influences of major scholars and theologians ... Read full review


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Karen Armstrong is one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs in both Britain and the United States. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun and received a degree at Oxford University.

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