There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
The main feature of western religion has been a steady diet of misogyny for over 2000 years. Loaded with non-stop assault on women, Christianity has degradation of women at its core.
Since women are inherently dirty, the woman that “pleased the king” the most must be “purified” for twelve months before she can be made queen.
Esther 2:9 And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her, out of the king’s house: and he preferred her and her maids unto the best place of the house of the women.12 Now when every maid’s turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)