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  • Schooling Indifference

    Reimagining RE in multi-cultural and gendered spaces

    By John I'Anson, Alison Jasper

    This book is concerned with re-imagining Religious Education (RE) as this is practiced in schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK and in a wide variety of international educational contexts. On the basis of a critical analysis of current theory and practice in RE the authors argue…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Shame, the Church and the Regulation of Female Sexuality

    By Miryam Clough

    Shame strikes at the heart of human individuals rupturing relationships, extinguishing joy and, at times, provoking conflict and violence. This book explores the idea that shame has historically been, and continues to be, used by an oftentimes patriarchal Christian Church as a mechanism to control…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Scripturalizing the Human

    The Written as the Political

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobility

    The Brazilian Experience

    Edited by Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David Solomon Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community. ‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • A Map of the New Country

    Women and Christianity

    By Sara Maitland

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Muslim Women

    Edited by Freda Hussain

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Passport to Heaven

    Gender Roles in the Unification Church

    By Kathleen S. Lowney

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Sex and God

    Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience

    Edited by Linda Hurcombe

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Women's Religious Experience

    Edited by Pat Holden

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

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