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The God-of-the-Bible made women as an afterthought - after creating all the animals, he decided Adam needed a helpmate - and apparently regretted it immediately. The owner's manual has multiple updates on how to deal with women, fix women, repair women, curb wome, keep women in line, and, if need be, kill women if they didn't keep the many women-managing rules.
God is apparently deeply worried about menstrual blood but not any other sort. There's plenty of vengeful blood - slaughtering of anyone who is not worshipping exactly the same god. Blood from sacrificial animals is good. The blood gushing from Jesus's wounds is magic. But God must have botched the design of women because her bodily fluids - like shellfish, tattoos and wearing both wool and cotton at the same time - made her impure and unclean.
Christian equivalent of Muslim Sharia law: the OT teachings (including capital punishment for gays and virtues of child-beating) are still valid because they were the inerrant word of God and therefore should be enforced. Not just guidelines for believers, but biblical law that should be imposed, even on nonbelievers.
Both the Islamic and Christian movements the result of the collision between C20 science and modern permissiveness, and frightened conservatism.
Many Christians argue that they don't need to obey the OT rules because Jesus (sacrifice). But another branch believe that the whole Bible is the inerrant Will of God, and so should not only be obeyed, it should be enforced. Coercion must be used by the faithful to stop evildoers, who are anyone not obeying all God's laws as defined by the faithful.
The interesting thing about these Bible literalists is that they firmly believe that Mankind needs to be 'saved' because they are fallen. Except for them. They are not 'fallen'.
The Manhattan Declaration as a response to US govt enabling murder (abortion). Argued that that made the govt a counterfeit state which needed to be overthrown. Stop them passing laws which did not comply with their religious values. So if the government 'compelled' all Americans to recognize gay's civil rights, then the government need no longer be obeyed.
The intellectual enablers of the far right began by questioning abortion rights, gay rights, school prayer rulings etc. What they ended up doing was to help foster a climate in which the very legitimacy of government was called into question.
Science marched forth , demolishing fundamentalist 'facts' with dispassionate argument. So science also became the enemy. Rather than rethink their beliefs, religious conservatives renounced secular education. Thus to be uninformed, even willfully stupid, came to be considered a Godly virtue.
So evangelists withdrew from the mainstream addicted to facts rather than faith, but nevertheless, kept demanding that in 'family' and 'moral' issues, the society they'd renounced had to conform to their beliefs.
What is human life? The Christian tradition has produced demarcation lines even after birth to describe life's gradual transformation into full personhood. The Catholic Church invented the concept of limbo to comfort the parents of little babies who'd died without being baptized.