Presentation on theme: "Different Christian Attitudes to equal rights for women in religion."— Presentation transcript:
Different Christian Attitudes to equal rights for women in religion.
What are the main issues in this clip? Kent Church to Convert to Catholicism over women bishop row
Different Attitudes Traditional Protestants believe men are more important than women and women cannot be priests. Catholics believe men and women are equal but only men can be priests. Modern Protestants believe that men and women are equal so women can be Priests.
Key Words Equality the state of everyone having equal rights regardless of gender/race/class. Sexism discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female).
Card Game Match the cards to the different attitudes. Attitude to equal rights for women in religion Facts Reason for this attitude Evidence for this attitude Catholic Traditional Protestant Modern Protestant
Check your answers and copy the cards into the correct boxes on your board. Attitude to equal rights for women in religion Facts Reason for this attitude Evidence for this attitude Catholic Men and women should have equal roles in life and society but women cannot be ordained priests. Women can study and teach in theological colleges, administer Holy Communion and be lectors. The Apostles were all men and priests and bishops are successors of the Apostles. Jesus was a man and the priest represents Jesus in the Mass. The teaching of the Catechism that men and women are equal, but only men can be priests. Traditional Protestant Men are the head of the family. Women should not speak in church or be ministers or priests. They do not accept female ordination. They take the Bible as literally true and do exactly what it says. 1 Corinthians 14:34 “Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says.” Modern Protestant Man and women have equal roles in life and religion. They do accept female ordination.Men and women were both created in Gods image. Jesus treats women in the Gospels as equals. Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
Plan a part E question. “Women should have the same rights as men in religion” In your answer you should refer to Roman Catholic Christianity. Plan 3 bullet points for part i) your opinion & Plan 3 bullet points for part ii) why people may disagree with you.