Publisher description for The church and the second sex / Mary Daly, with the feminist postChristian introduction and new archaic afterwords by the author.


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Counter First published in 1968, The Church and the Second Sex represents one of the most important critiques of sexism in the Christian tradition.

"A hard-hitting, highly original, and even revolutionary book unmasking the latent anti-feminism in so much Catholic thinking and practice."
-Thomas Merton

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Feminism Religious aspects Christianity, Feminism Religious aspects Catholic Church, Sexism in religion, Women in Christianity, Catholic Church Controversial literature