The Handmaid’s Tale

Gender and Solidarity

**Part two of my series on The Handmaid’s Tale.**

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At their core, the Sons of Jacob are not a religiously motivated group. They talk a big game, but their religiosity is ultimately a mask. Everyone in their society does what they want with the power that they have.

For every sentiment you see in a religious text, you can find a contradictory…