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7 edition of Women in American religion found in the catalog.

Women in American religion

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women in Christianity -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Women in church work -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Women in Judaism -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Women -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • United States -- Religion -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementPaul Boyer ... [et al.] ; edited by Janet Wilson James.
      ContributionsBoyer, Paul S., James, Janet Wilson, 1918-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR515 .W65 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4403706M
      ISBN 100812277805, 0812211049
      LC Control Number79005261

      The study of women and religion typically examines the role of women within particular religious faiths, and religious doctrines relating to gender, gender roles, and particular women in religious religions elevate the status of men over women, have stricter sanctions against women, and require them to be submissive. While there has been changes towards equality, religions overall. 4. I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse by Lori S. Robinson In , a study reported that 50 percent of Black women were sexually assaulted, raped, or molested by Black men by the time they reached age We must address the fact that sexual violence affects Black girls and women at disproportionately high numbers.

      Preceded by three introductory essays and a chronology of major events in black religious history from to , this A-Z encyclopedia includes three types of entries: * Biographical sketches of African American religious leaders * entries on African American denominations and religious organizations (including white churches with significant black memberships and educational Author: Gloria Korsman.   Books about cults and oppressive religious groups. Heaven’s Gate: America’s UFO Religion by Benjamin E. Zeller – In this fascinating overview, Benjamin Zeller not only explores the question of why the members of Heaven’s Gate committed ritual suicides, but interrogates the origin and evolution of the religion, its appeal, and its practices.

      Covering a variety of topics--including Mormonism, the women's rights movement, Judaism, witchcraft trials, the civil rights movement, Catholicism, everyday religious life, Puritanism, African American women’s activism, and the Enlightenment--the volume enhances our understanding of both religious history and women’s history.   Women in American Religious History. The New Beacon Book of Quotations by Women by Rosalie Maggio Call Number: Ref. PNN48 ISBN: Publication Date: Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge. by Author: Gloria Korsman.


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