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A Map of the New Country (RLE Women and Religion) Women and Christianity

A Map of the New Country (RLE Women and Religion): Women and Christianity

1st Edition

By Sara Maitland
September 23, 2014

Most feminists have turned away from the Christian churches, regarding both Catholicism and the protestant denominations as bastions of sexism and patriarchal oppression. However, Christian feminists committed to improving the position of Christian women and to the spiritual renewal of their ...

Passport to Heaven (RLE Women and Religion) Gender Roles in the Unification Church

Passport to Heaven (RLE Women and Religion): Gender Roles in the Unification Church

1st Edition

By Kathleen S. Lowney
September 23, 2014

This book focuses on the gender roles within the Unification Church, and on particularly the gender roles as expressed through the vows of marriage. It examines the more widely shared patriarchal assumptions about women in a circumscribed socio-religious environment, with the Church’s gender role ...

Sex and God (RLE Women and Religion) Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience

Sex and God (RLE Women and Religion): Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience

1st Edition

Edited By Linda Hurcombe
September 23, 2014

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 ...

Women's Religious Experience (RLE Women and Religion)

Women's Religious Experience (RLE Women and Religion)

1st Edition

Edited By Pat Holden
September 23, 2014

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 ...

Muslim Women (RLE Women and Religion)

Muslim Women (RLE Women and Religion)

1st Edition

Edited By Freda Hussain
September 23, 2014

The history of Islam and the changing role-performance of Muslim women, given the various interpretations of the belief system of Islam, are described. It is the contention of the authors that it is these various interpretations which have given rise to the conflict between the ideal and contextual...

Routledge Library Editions: Women and Religion

Routledge Library Editions: Women and Religion

1st Edition

By Various
September 17, 2014

 RLE Women and Religion gathers in one place a collection of previously out-of-print titles from a variety of historic imprints. Encompassing a range of experiences, the set provides an essential reference source on some of the key points in the field of women and religion. 1. A Map of the ...

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