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It's easy for a woman to step back into her career after throwing herself into motherhood for the time it requires.
Thomas was ultimately confirmed, but the hearings inspired an unprecedented number of women to campaign for office, and the 1992 election year was dubbed the "Year of the Woman.
She too turned to teaching to support herself and had faded into relative obscurity when one of her former pupils, folksinger Judy Collins, produced a Oscar-nominated documentary f ilm about her entitled Antonia: Portrait of the Woman (1974), which led to a brief revival of interest in Brico's career.
A woman who criticizes individualism, competition, or the elevation of reason over feeling will be in agreement with plenty of men, from Rousseau to Tolstoy to Marcuse.
As Proverbs and other sources put it, women are truly temptresses, betrayers, and the source and cause of evil doings; such biblical "authority" is subscribed to by this husband without hesitation: "For the lips of a strange woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil" (5:3-4); "Let not your heart turn aside to her ways, do not stray into her paths; for many a victim has she laid low; yea, many strong men have been slain by her" (7:25-26).
The woman who realizes that just touching Jesus' hem has healed her, kneels down in '"fear and trembling" (fobetheisa kai tremousa, 5:33), and Jesus commends her for her faith (5:34).
They named me a whore, a bitch, a crazy woman," she recalls.
Recent studies have shown that such veiling has multiple meanings; it can express genuine religious sentiment, or a revival of cultural-religious heritage that had been devalued during colonial times or under the influence of the dominance of Western culture; it can be a means of protection, especially for the urban, working class woman who enters the crowded, anonymous public sphere each day to work outside of the home for wages; or it can be a political symbol of an activist, Islamist woman who is participating in an organized movement to institute or restore Islamic government and society.
Titled "Woman's Position in the Church," this lecture, which grew out of his reaction to women in the pulpit and to deaconesses, represented his response to what he called "The Woman Problem.
Diagnostic testing rates varied by type of symptom reported; the highest rate was 29%, for visits in which the woman complained about vaginal symptoms, and the lowest was 8%, for those in which urinary symptoms were reported.
Even the 20 to 30 percent increase in the risk of heart disease the WHI study found translates into a very small risk for the individual woman.
Still, it can be shocking for those whose images of the divine have been limited to "two men and a bird" to imagine God as a mother or as a woman named Sophia.
I reminded the woman that most men don't write history either; the men in her experience were apparently different from my working class father, who would probably not leave behind very much writing at all.
What in one transaction may be a woman making a purchase for her household, for instance, may be in another a woman buying wholesale with the intention of selling the merchandise at retail.