I’m not sure why the Defense Department cares anything about the Bible and Constitution, or the Declaration of Independence, since our government doesn’t pay attention to any of them.
The Daily Caller reports:
“Those three cherished texts all count as ‘historical influences that allow sexism to continue,’ according to a presentation prepared by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, whose mission is to give a ‘world-class human relations education.’”
Actually, the comment about the Bible is mostly true. It can be misinterpreted like any piece of literature if a passage is taken out of context. The Bible can be made to say “there is no God” if only a portion of Psalm 14:1 is quoted: “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”
Women are given a prominent role in the Bible. There’s Proverbs 31:10-31 where the worthy woman is worth “far above jewels” (v. 10). She has some sort of business enterprise since she has earned money to buy land where she plants a vineyard (vv. 16). In addition, “She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies belts to the tradesmen” (v. 24).
In the New Testament women are given a prominent role in the ministry of Jesus and the work of the church…
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