Feminism and Religion: How Faiths View Women and Their Rights

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Feminism and Religion: How Faiths View Women and Their Rights
9781440838880, 9781440838897

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Table of contents :
Cover page
Halftitle page
Series page
Title page
Copyright page
Epigraph
Contents
Series Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I Views from the Bible and Buddhism to the Quran and Taoism
Chapter 1 Is Faith in the Bible and Feminism Compatible?
Chapter 2 The Goddess-Worshipping Age: Feminist Egalitarianism in Prehistory and Early History
Chapter 3 Feminist Perspectives from the Hebrew Bible
Chapter 4 The Church, Woman, Leadership, and the Body
Chapter 5 Feminism Re-frames Who Wrote Hebrew Scriptures: 10th-Century Tamar, the “Master” Storyteller
Chapter 6 Women in the Holy Quran
Chapter 7 Feminism in Hinduism: Female Deities and Their Influence on South Asian Culture
Chapter 8 Feminism in Buddhism
Chapter 9 Femineity in the Gospel of John
Chapter 10 Feminism in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Chapter 11 The Mystical Feminine in Baha’i Scriptures
Part II Religious Philosophy in Feminism and Feminist Action
Chapter 12 Martial Religion, Ravaging Warfare, and Rape: Polytheistic Greek and Monotheistic Israelite Views
Chapter 13 Judaism and Feminism
Chapter 14 A Room Prepared: Women and the Mystic Experience
Chapter 15 The Feminine Spiritual
Chapter 16 Feminism and the Pro-Life/Pro-Choice Debate
Chapter 17 Historical Resonances of the Feminine in the Brazilian Christian Religions
Chapter 18 Faith and Feminism: Resolving the Gender Issue through Mythology and Archetype
Chapter 19 Feminist, Womanist, and Mujerista Theologies in Conversation
Chapter 20 Confucianism and Feminism
Chapter 21 Men Are Not Yang and Women Are Not Yin: Gender Construction in the Tao Te Ching and the I Ching
Chapter 22 American Muslim Women and Faith-Inspired Activism
Chapter 23 Special Women in the Holy Quran
Chapter 24 Feminism and the Future of Religion
About the Editors and Contributors
Index

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