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Study Questions: Chapter 15

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1. Why do the Hutterites have the youngest median age of any religion in Canada and why have their numbers have increased? What role does their gendered division of labour play in these statistics?

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2. What are the similarities between the experiences of the British children sent to Australia and the First Nations children sent to residential schools in Canada?

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3. What is the significance of the following statement? “Christianity—in fact, all Abrahamic religions (including Islam and Judaism)—has much to answer for from a feminist perspective.”

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4. What is sacred and what is profane?

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5. What is liberation theology and how does it relate to social justice issues?

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