Organized Religion Inherently Sexist?
I was more interested in many of the comments I read concerning Scalia's Catholicism as teaching the inferiority of women. It is tempting to dismiss all Patriarchal religions as oppressive to women: we see Roman Catholics against contraceptives and Muslim women often having to live under more strict conditions than men. However, I would argue that Catholicism has done more for the dignity and equality of women than any movement in the history of mankind. But that is a different conversation for a different day. Right now, my question is: does anyone else feel like organized religion is an asset to women? I am best educated in Catholicism so I can't speak for Jews, Buddhists or other faiths and I am curious how women who practice these other faiths feel about their treatment as women.