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Woman, Church and State

Matilda Joslyn Gage


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Vehemently anti-clerical, Women, Church and State was one of the first books to draw the conclusion that Christianity is a primary impediment to the progress of women, as well as civilization. Then, as now, religious doctrine was used as a justification for the dehumanization of women, depriving them of civil, human, economic and political rights, even denying them the right to worship alongside men. Gage reviews extensive evidence of this complex. From a 21st Century perspective it is both astounding how far we have progressed, and dismaying how little has changed.

This book has 392 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1893.

Production notes: This ebook of Woman, Church and State was published by Global Grey on the 22nd October 2018.

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