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In Genesis and Exodus society, women could not be in positions of power or be as equals to men. Patriarchy was being recognized as an acceptable idea. Patriarchy, a form of social organization in which the male is recognized as the head of the society or tribe. Genesis and Exodus are biased in favor of men.
When we think of the great characters of the Bible we think of Moses and Abraham yet we don't have any women of real importance. Although there are a few women that actually do play a part in Genesis and Exodus the number is so few that we can really see women really came second to men. There are women characters like Rachel and Rebecca yet the average person probably thinks of a man when the average person thinks of a leader in Genesis and Exodus because really that's what the majority of the lead characters were. For
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