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Women and Religious Traditions analyzes the roles of women in the world's religions from historical, textual, political, psychological, and contemporary perspectives. It begins with an introduction to feminist theory and issues in the study of religion, followed by individual chapters devotedto each of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Chinese Religions, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Native Traditions, and New Age Religions. Organized by themes such as history, texts, symbols, sexuality, and social change, the new second edition examines how religious mythology and patriarchy have shaped thesocial and private lives of women throughout history.
Leona M. Anderson is both a professor and department head at the University of Regina, Department of Religious Studies. Her research interests primarily focus on Eastern religion. In addition to co-editing Women and Religious Traditions, she has published extensively on Indian topics including Sanskrit literature, popular religion, ritual, and Hindu art.
Pamela Dickey Young is a professor at Queen's University and the former department head of Religious Studies. In previous years she has acted as editor-in-chief of Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses and has published a book on feminist theology in addition to co-editing Women and Religious Traditions.
Table of Contents
|Women in Hindu Traditions||p. 1|
|Women in Judaism||p. 43|
|Women in the Buddhist Traditions||p. 75|
|Women in the Chinese Traditions||p. 107|
|Women in Indigenous Traditions||p. 137|
|Women in Christianity||p. 163|
|Women in Islam||p. 193|
|Women in Sikhism||p. 225|
|Women in New Age Traditions||p. 259|
|Both Guru and Goddess: Mata Amritanandamayi of Kerala||p. 287|
|Sakyadhita: Daughters of the Buddha Unite||p. 298|
|L'autre Parole: A Christian and Feminist Collective in Quebec||p. 310|
|Two Muslim Women in North America||p. 322|
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