Fundamentalist Christian Pastor on Women’s Roles: ‘No, My Wife Does Not Have Equal Rights’

Suppose you’re doing an interview and the host asked you these questions:

  • Would you be horrified if your wife told you she wanted to begin a career as a teacher?
  • Do you expect sex from your wife whenever you want it?
  • What do you think about women who wear clothing that makes them feel attractive?

Think of how you’d answer those questions… and then listen to Pastor Steven Anderson respond in all the opposite ways during this interview with an Irish radio show host:



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Christian Pastor: Women Shouldn’t Even Say ‘Amen’ in Church

It’s been a while since I’ve posted something by Pastor Steven Anderson, but the preacher just gave one of those sermons that you don’t really believe anyone would deliver until you hear it. Not only does he say women should remain silent in church, he adds that they shouldn’t even say “Amen” if they agree with him:



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Whose Dreams Are They Fulfilling?

Hello, Christian patriarchy:

(via nakedpastor)

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An Invitation to Women in Secularism 3

For a couple of years now, the Center For Inquiry has been putting together a conference to discuss issues of importance to non-religious women. It’s the only secular conference you’ll find where all of the speakers are women — and they have some incredible ones this time around, too, including Katha Pollitt, Barbara Ehrenreich, Rebecca Goldstein, and Susan Jacoby.



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Only Pay Attention To the Part Above the Neckline: Pastor Warns the Ladies Against Looking Sensual

Pastor Paul Washer of HeartCry Missionary Society is determined to not let Muslim clerics have all the woman-oppressing fun. Claiming his own piece of that action, he’s letting everyone know in a YouTube video that Christian women whose clothes reveal the outline of their body are “sensual” and “wrong,” and that such interpretations of God’s will are “just logic.”

So, ladies — think baggy.

“God is not against beauty. He is against sensuality,” we hear Washer intone. “Your clothing is a frame for your face from which the Glory of God is to shine.”



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