Infidelity: Disparity Between Men And Women

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In Matthew 5, from verses 27-32, Jesus proclaims for men to refrain from committing adultery and to remain faithful to their wives. During this time, their society operated on patriarchal prejudices, which allowed men to divorce their wives yet prohibited women from divorcing their husbands. Since they lived in an immensely patriarchal society, women were considered objects of affection that were attainable when desired, yet equally replaceable. Jesus is attempting to dismantle this ubiquitous form of misogyny in order to liberate women from objectification and lead them to social equality and inclusion. Infidelity remains a dominant issue within our society because of the continued disparity that continues between men and women. Within
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