Christian, Jewish, Muslim Clothing Side by Side

Christian, Jewish, Muslim Clothing Side by Side

Christian, Jewish, Muslim Clothing Side by Side

Comment by Misty: Baytheist Living! on March 12, 2011 at 12:29pm

Obviously the bulky, shapeless look is in this spring!

Right ladies! To the catwalk!

Comment by Jon Heim on March 12, 2011 at 1:24pm
yes, it's interesting when christian people can say how awful it must be to be a Muslim woman because they have to were something over their head..but they dont realize that nuns wear about the same thing.
Comment by Heather Spoonheim on March 12, 2011 at 3:28pm
As a Canadian, I view these styles as very practical - just make them out of wool!
Comment by Albert Bakker on March 12, 2011 at 3:35pm

Yes, but in Islam (almost) all women are either forced or pressured to wear the outfit and large numbers of them much worse than depicted here, while Christian women are not, only a special category who voluntarily subject themselves to becoming a nun.

Orthodox Judaism I don't want to talk about. That's just too ugly and depressing.

 

Comment by Misty: Baytheist Living! on March 12, 2011 at 5:26pm
Well.. when you spend most of your adult life pregnant, you really need something that you can move in.
Comment by Reggie on March 12, 2011 at 11:10pm
Not many religions embrace the "flaunt what the good Lord gave ya" doctrine.
Comment by Albert Bakker on March 13, 2011 at 1:13am

It is not so much about not allowing women to advertise their beauty, it's about the owner protecting his property, in the Abrahamic tradition a woman is a man's property. The concept of a nun is the same, only here the exception is the property belongs to a non-existing man.

You can see the sexless uniform as a mobile cage.

Comment by Albert Bakker on March 13, 2011 at 1:18am
When I said that nuns were property of a non-existing man, I meant of course nominally.
Comment by Arcus on March 13, 2011 at 4:32am
Evidence that religion is an institution created by men to control women.
Comment by Albert Bakker on March 13, 2011 at 4:38am
Or by jealous women who don't go out much.

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