Bible indirectly hints that woman cannot be a president as it insists on patriarchy and rule of men over women. Therefore, the question arises, “Is that possible that a woman in a religious Christian society, which the U.S. seem to be, will become a president?
Nevertheless, Clinton is not the first woman to run for the U.S. presidency. Victoria Woodhull was the first one to try this out twice in the history of the 19th century America. She ran from the Equal Rights Party during her first election campaign and from the Humanitarian Party later in her second try. Neither, obviously, reached success in the U.S. of that times.
Despite patriarchal quotes from the Bible, several women broke Bible’s code of men’s and women’s place in society. That was later taken as a joker women used to rely on.
Two female prophets, Deborah and Hulda were real leaders, moral and spiritual. They truly ruled over men out of all 8 female leaders mentioned in the Bible. All 8 can be considered first feminists, who made first steps in fight for equality and protection of women’s rights.
Bible is a tricky source of information, which has caused problems to female activists and political leaders. Whenever the nation highly relies on what the Bible says, it should reconsider the applicability of it to modern conditions and requirements of life.
Upcoming elections is a big test for a largely Christian nation. On one side there is corrupt, bad-behaved, rude and disrespectful but male Donald Trump. On the other side, there is a slap in the face of patriarchy and followers of the Bible code, first possible female president of the U.S. Hillary Clinton.