Women and Religious Traditions

Women and Religious Traditions
Author : Leona M. Anderson
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages : 398
Release : 2015
ISBN 10 : 0199006199
ISBN 13 : 9780199006199
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women and Religious Traditions Book Description:

Using a critical feminist lens, this text explores the roles and interactions of women within major world faiths. For each tradition, the text examines the history and status of women, family structures, sexuality, and social change, as well as texts, rituals, and interpretations by and forwomen.

Women and Religious Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Leona M. Anderson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Pages: 394
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Pages: 564
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Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

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Pages: 326
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Pages: 272
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Language: en
Pages: 216
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Language: en
Pages: 408
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Categories: Religion
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Pages: 162
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-17 - Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 228
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