How do feminists see the role of religion?


A level


10m 0s
Feminists, like Marxists, are mostly critical of the role of religion. This podcast explores why that is, and also explains the debate between those who claim religion is liberating and those who see it as oppressive for women.

  1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 
  2. What are the two feminist perspectives on the role of religion?
  3. Explain how the veil may be interpreted differently
  4. Explain how religious hierarchies reinforce patriarchy

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