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Women and Religious Traditions (Paperback) (Leona M. Anderson)

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Women and Religious Traditions uses a critical feminist lens to explore the roles and interactions of women with major world faith traditions. Within each particular 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 for women.Thirteen experts contribute nine chapters and five case studies, including a new case study on women in Chinese traditions. This third edition builds on the strengths of the first two, with the addition of lived religion content in each chapter, an expanded introduction to the study of women and religion, new research on Buddhist nuns, and up-to-date material on women's current political position in Islamic countries.
Number of Pages: 398
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Gender Studies, Sexuality + Gender Studies, Comparative Religion
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Leona M. Anderson
Language: English
Street Date: March 26, 2015
TCIN: 17265033
UPC: 9780199006199
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-2894
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