re: Survival

Petra Tiefel (
Wed, 6 Nov 1996 17:03:30 +0000

> The traditional religious definition of a woman
> as a second class human being, based upon
> significant literal biblical references, has also
> been obliterated. Only in this 20th century have
> college and university educations been opened to
> women; the power to vote and to serve in public
> life achieved by women; and the freedom to
> determine how their own bodies would be used, won
> by women.

I am very happy that this interpretation of the Bible did not survive
the 20th century otherwise I would not be able to take part in this

Petra Tiefel
Research Chemist
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Voettingerstr. 45
85050 Freising-Weihenstephan