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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Most of the early literature concerning women?s religious experience is about exceptional women; those who diverged from the traditional female role to become nuns, mystics or charismatic leaders. While women were permitted to be prophets and visionaries they rarely played an important part in church organisation. This paradox is explored in this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
These stories, essays and poems by women examine the connections feminists are making between sex and God. The women write from very different perspectives, cutting across the spectrum of feminist writing about sexuality and spirituality within the Judeo-Christian tradition. Some writers, though critical, are determined to retain their radicality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.99
This anthology will explore the new directions of conversations occurring in relation to feminism and religion, as well as the technological modes being utilized to continue dialogue, expand borders, and create new frontiers in feminism. It is a cross generational project bringing together the voices of foremothers with those of the twenty-first century... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 47.50 US$ 40.85
This is an interdisciplinary and multicultural study of ancient and contemporary texts that encode women's spirituality. It encompasses both contemporary and historical contexts, tracing the roles, actions, writings, and beliefs of women in pre-Christian, Christian, Islamic, and neo-pagan contexts. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American Muslim herself, introduces the feminist movement in Islam and delves into its challenges, its textual foundations in the Qur'an and its achievements. Beginning with her own place in the effort for greater justice for women in Islam, Wadud goes on tackle a number of pertinent issues, including... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56
Written by top practitioner-scholars who bring a critical yet empathetic eye to the topic, this textbook provides a comprehensive look at peace and violence in seven world religions. Offers a clear and systematic narrative with coverage of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Native American religions Introduces... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
From the Dalit midwives in India to the women of the Nahua region in the state of Morelos, Mexico, from the indigenous nations in Turtle Island in Canada to the shamans (male and female) of South Korea and Vietnam, there are still many vital indigenous cultures around the world in which women often hold positions of religious authority and leadership.... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Many feminists today are challenging the outmoded aspects of both the conventions and the study of religion in radical ways. Canadian feminists are no exception. Gender, Genre and Religion is the outcome of a research network of leading women scholars organized to survey the contribution of Canadian women working in the field of religious studies... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
Rita M. Gross has long been acknowledged as a founder in the field of feminist theology. One of the earliest scholars in religious studies to discover how feminism affects that discipline, she is recognized as preeminent in Buddhist feminist theology. The essays in A Garland of Feminist Reflections represent the major aspects of her work and provide... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 17.00
Women in New Religions offers an engaging look at women?s evolving place in the birth and development of new religious movements. It focuses on four disparate new religions?Mormonism, Seventh-day Adventism, The Family International, and Wicca?to illuminate their implications for gender socialization, religious leadership and participation, sexuality,... more...