Gender within Christian fundamentalism : a philosophical analysis of conceptual oppression

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Abstract

The article launches a conceptual argument against the suggestion that Christian fundamentalist women, having for religious reasons voluntarily chosen their subjugation,are not oppressed. The article also rebuts the related argument that Christian fundamentalism provides women with adequate means for subversive power. Instead,
the article proposes that women within Christian fundamentalism are oppressed,because within Christian fundamentalism the very identity of ‘woman’ is construedas subjected, thus obliterating the possibility of choosing a non-subjected identity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460-473
JournalInternational Journal of Philosophy and Theology
Volume75
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Religious Studies

Keywords

  • Christian
  • fundamentalism
  • conceptual
  • oppression
  • religious proximity
  • woman

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