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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-26-05 05:34 AM
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12. Do you think fundamentalist Christianity discriminates against women?
Do you think it's institutional? Damn tootin' it is!

Fundamentalism of any ilk is dangerous to all living things. That said, there are plenty of Muslims and Christians who aren't fundamentalists.
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  -Should we respect islam if it does not respect women? sweetheart  Jun-26-05 04:47 AM   #0 
  - I think its not a good thing in any extreme sense.  LightningFlash   Jun-26-05 04:55 AM   #1 
  - The Bible says much of the same thing as the Koran regarding men and women  BrendaStarr   Jun-26-05 07:00 PM   #110 
     - Maybe they just got done watching the history channel....n/t  LightningFlash   Jun-27-05 02:44 AM   #125 
  - The Koran institutionalizes sexism  OKDem08   Jun-26-05 04:58 AM   #2 
  - Let's not forget the Southern Baptists.  slutticus   Jun-26-05 05:02 AM   #4 
  - Indeed  tavalon   Jun-26-05 05:54 AM   #13 
  - So does the Bible!  aquart   Jun-26-05 06:08 AM   #15 
  - That said, sharia is a problem  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 10:50 AM   #37 
  - Look at the status of women in the extreme right wing church!  BrendaStarr   Jun-26-05 07:11 PM   #112 
  - You said:  kitkatrose   Jun-26-05 11:55 AM   #50 
     - Girl stuff!  Karenina   Jun-26-05 12:12 PM   #55 
     - Some of the Gnostic gospels  XemaSab   Jun-26-05 02:47 PM   #90 
  - So does the bible. They were written by clerics and such who were from  leesa   Jun-26-05 01:04 PM   #66 
  - Welcome to DU, OKDem!  funflower   Jun-26-05 01:46 PM   #75 
  - Says something similar in the Bible too. Do we respect the Bible or not?  Skidmore   Jun-26-05 05:01 AM   #3 
  - If a literal interpretation is against the law...  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 05:12 AM   #5 
  - The Catholic Church makes women second class citizens but we have  rodeodance   Jun-26-05 05:20 AM   #8 
  - That law of the land problem  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 10:57 AM   #38 
  - I think that is the main issue  smirkymonkey   Jun-26-05 07:55 AM   #25 
  - I don't respect the Bible either  smirkymonkey   Jun-26-05 07:29 AM   #24 
  - Same here. I'm an equal opportunity dis-respecter.  Oregonian   Jun-26-05 12:01 PM   #51 
  - Thank you Skidmore..  annabanana   Jun-26-05 08:05 PM   #116 
  - You can find similar quotes in the Bible  Frederik   Jun-26-05 05:16 AM   #6 
  - I respect a person's right to practice the religion they choose  nonconformist   Jun-26-05 05:17 AM   #7 
  - That could explain why Tom DeLay's on his 17th relationship....  LightningFlash   Jun-26-05 05:20 AM   #9 
  - Yes it does  Oversea Visitor   Jun-26-05 05:26 AM   #10 
  - No, we shouldn't  LondonAmerican   Jun-26-05 05:32 AM   #11 
  - The bible condones genocide  JNelson6563   Jun-26-05 07:13 AM   #20 
     - You are right about the bible  LondonAmerican   Jun-26-05 08:25 AM   #27 
        - Slaughtering over differences  JNelson6563   Jun-26-05 10:36 AM   #35 
  - Do you think fundamentalist Christianity discriminates against women?  tavalon   Jun-26-05 05:34 AM   #12 
  - They think they respect women more than we do.  aquart   Jun-26-05 06:05 AM   #14 
  - The ones where it won't get you the death penalty?*****  Egalitariat   Jun-26-05 06:56 PM   #109 
  - Sounds like the Old Testament to me. n/t  Bluebear   Jun-26-05 06:23 AM   #16 
  - The Wahabi sect resembles your description. Sufi (Islam) doesn't.  no_hypocrisy   Jun-26-05 06:42 AM   #17 
  - Indeed, one of the most infuriating things  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 07:16 AM   #21 
  - Thanx, Volodya  Karenina   Jun-26-05 08:07 AM   #26 
     - Heh, you are welcome  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 09:24 AM   #31 
     - Well said, but more muslims need to speak out  cally   Jun-26-05 11:44 AM   #47 
        - We all, unless extraordinarly "lucky"  Karenina   Jun-26-05 01:13 PM   #68 
           - OK, so you saying that I can't have an opinion  cally   Jun-26-05 01:58 PM   #82 
              - Sorry, Cally  Karenina   Jun-26-05 02:44 PM   #89 
                 - I would like to more about what you have learned  cally   Jun-26-05 05:13 PM   #94 
                    - Callykins  Karenina   Jun-26-05 06:07 PM   #98 
     - how is that "exceptionalism"?  Bill McBlueState   Jun-26-05 12:54 PM   #63 
     - So what's the point?  Karenina   Jun-26-05 06:21 PM   #104 
     - Thank you!  smirkymonkey   Jun-27-05 07:40 PM   #128 
     - Perhaps islamic culture is better  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 12:57 PM   #64 
  - I was going to point that out if you hadn't  Clark2008   Jun-26-05 09:32 AM   #33 
  - "For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ  jody   Jun-26-05 07:09 AM   #18 
  - you took the words out of my mouth  FLDem5   Jun-26-05 11:05 AM   #40 
  - Some recent research indicates  cally   Jun-26-05 11:38 AM   #44 
  - One has to view these texts in historical context. This verse may have  funflower   Jun-26-05 01:53 PM   #79 
  - I see no reason at all to respect Islam.  eallen   Jun-26-05 07:11 AM   #19 
  - Islam Does Respect Women, It's The Interpreters/Mullahs Who Don't.  cryingshame   Jun-26-05 07:19 AM   #22 
  - "It's not the religion. It's all those people who practice it."  eallen   Jun-26-05 08:30 AM   #28 
     - Some of us think all religion is bullshit, therefore what was  smirkymonkey   Jun-26-05 12:05 PM   #52 
  - I am not even concerned at this moment about how Islam regards Men-Women  KlatooBNikto   Jun-26-05 07:25 AM   #23 
  - "Do not tolerate intolerance"  jim3775   Jun-26-05 08:38 AM   #29 
  - I don't respect any religion  undergroundpanther   Jun-26-05 08:46 AM   #30 
  - Respect other people, including Muslims.  gulliver   Jun-26-05 09:31 AM   #32 
  - You need to distinguish between the religion and the religious text...  brooklynite   Jun-26-05 09:51 AM   #34 
  - Not every Muslim is the same  ck4829   Jun-26-05 10:45 AM   #36 
  - What are your thoughts about sharia?  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 11:01 AM   #39 
     - Errraaa...  Karenina   Jun-26-05 11:29 AM   #42 
     - Sharia is bad  ck4829   Jun-26-05 11:49 AM   #48 
        - This "reformation"  Karenina   Jun-26-05 12:27 PM   #59 
  - Religions don't suppress people, People suppress people  FLDem5   Jun-26-05 11:11 AM   #41 
  - BINGO!!!  HypnoToad   Jun-26-05 01:49 PM   #78 
     - thanks..  FLDem5   Jun-26-05 08:08 PM   #117 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-05 11:35 AM   #43 
  - Hear, hear  smirkymonkey   Jun-26-05 12:14 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-05 12:59 PM   #65 
     - I aim to please! n/t  Codeine   Jun-26-05 01:43 PM   #74 
        - eh, guess you didn't please everyone.  Bill McBlueState   Jun-28-05 08:52 AM   #131 
  - NO.  Triana   Jun-26-05 11:38 AM   #45 
  - I respect no religion, but I respect anyone's right to believe whatever...  mitchum   Jun-26-05 11:43 AM   #46 
  - Most definitely not.  hel   Jun-26-05 11:52 AM   #49 
  - You meet with muslims and spend time with them and decide  Terran1212   Jun-26-05 12:10 PM   #53 
  - I spent years working with a bunch of Iranian guys.  UdoKier   Jun-26-05 12:15 PM   #57 
     - And I've spent years studying with  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 01:42 PM   #73 
        - Excellent!!!  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 01:58 PM   #81 
        - See, I don't know if I agree  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 02:12 PM   #84 
           - economic class?  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 02:20 PM   #86 
              - Economic class  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 02:31 PM   #88 
        - Thank you, Vlad.  Hatalles   Jun-26-05 06:11 PM   #100 
        - You're right.  UdoKier   Jun-26-05 07:57 PM   #115 
           - With respect, I don't think you can  Vladimir   Jun-26-05 08:40 PM   #123 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-05 12:11 PM   #54 
  - I think your post was great.  smirkymonkey   Jun-26-05 12:19 PM   #58 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-05 12:38 PM   #60 
  - You captured it  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 01:26 PM   #69 
  - And of course it was deleted...  UdoKier   Jun-26-05 07:51 PM   #114 
     - Fear of what we don't understand  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 09:04 PM   #124 
        - excellent thread, excellent post. Making me think, alot.  FizzFuzz   Jun-28-05 10:29 AM   #133 
  - Shortly after 9-11  ccbombs   Jun-26-05 01:28 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-05 12:46 PM   #61 
  - "My, you certainly missed the point..." eom  Codeine   Jun-26-05 12:48 PM   #62 
  - You can cherry pick any "Holy Book" in the world & find worse.  Bridget Burke   Jun-26-05 01:13 PM   #67 
  - Walk the walk  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 01:41 PM   #72 
  - Islam is an it? It is so monolithic that one verse  Malikshah   Jun-26-05 01:30 PM   #71 
  - monolithic or not  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 01:46 PM   #76 
     - Is truth unchanging law??  Malikshah   Jun-26-05 01:56 PM   #80 
        - The truth is equal rights for all persons  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 02:11 PM   #83 
        - Not hiding behind excuses nor conding that--  Malikshah   Jun-26-05 02:57 PM   #92 
        - Great post sweetheart!  smirkymonkey   Jun-27-05 07:50 PM   #130 
        - Doesn't religion get imposed on culture? n/t  hel   Jun-26-05 02:17 PM   #85 
  - No. I can't respect Xianity either...  HypnoToad   Jun-26-05 01:49 PM   #77 
  - Being a Progressive...  MrPrax   Jun-26-05 02:25 PM   #87 
  - Trickier?  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 05:49 PM   #96 
     - Right Said...  MrPrax   Jun-26-05 07:25 PM   #113 
  - I think if they are respectful of you, you should respect them.  Cleita   Jun-26-05 02:54 PM   #91 
  - It's a sad testament to religious fundamentalism.  deadparrot   Jun-26-05 03:06 PM   #93 
  - It's a sad testament to progressives...  Codeine   Jun-26-05 05:26 PM   #95 
  - please  kineta   Jun-26-05 05:54 PM   #97 
  - Clearly moderation is not the problem  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 06:11 PM   #99 
  - Let me know what religious beliefs you have...  Endangered Specie   Jun-26-05 06:13 PM   #101 
  - Have you spent time in one of the islamic countries?  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 06:31 PM   #105 
     - there is a difference between "islamic countries" and "islam"  Endangered Specie   Jun-26-05 06:55 PM   #108 
  - The question is somewhat troublesome  burythehatchet   Jun-26-05 06:18 PM   #102 
  - Arise the secular democratic estate  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 06:45 PM   #107 
  - Don't respect anny religion - just the right of individuals to believe  mondo joe   Jun-26-05 06:20 PM   #103 
  - Mohammed's teachings improved the status of Arab women  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-26-05 06:43 PM   #106 
  - "Look what the cat dragged in"  Endangered Specie   Jun-26-05 07:01 PM   #111 
  - Whew! I'm not the only one?!  bicentennial_baby   Jun-26-05 08:14 PM   #118 
  - clearing of the throat  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 08:20 PM   #120 
  - 1 in 6 American women will be victims of attempted/completed rape...  bicentennial_baby   Jun-26-05 08:16 PM   #119 
  - well said  sweetheart   Jun-26-05 08:23 PM   #121 
  - well we do agree there  bicentennial_baby   Jun-26-05 08:27 PM   #122 
  - And, I think its 1 in 3 women will be attacked in some way, at some time  FizzFuzz   Jun-27-05 07:21 PM   #127 
  - Should we impose our mores on people of a vastly different culture?  Spider Jerusalem   Jun-27-05 02:51 AM   #126 
     - I think there is a difference between imposing our mores and calling basic  FizzFuzz   Jun-27-05 07:40 PM   #129 
        - Well, I agree with that...  Spider Jerusalem   Jun-28-05 08:58 AM   #132 
 

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