Women in Religion

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Singing the Goddess into Place

Explores how a folk ballad in southern India transforms the landscape and embeds the deities that are its subject within the social worlds of their devotees.

Horizons of Difference

Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.

Unruly Catholic Feminists

Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.

Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities

Adds new voices to the feminist conversation and brings a rich variety of diverse approaches to Buddhist women’s identities, “the feminine,” and Buddhist feminism.

Hindu Pasts

Challenges the monolithic view of Hinduism in the nineteenth century, and instead offers a vision of India that contains a rich multiplicity of Hinduisms, women’s stories, and cultural histories.

Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality

Addresses the absence of Jewish subjects in intersectionality studies and demonstrates how to do intersectionality work inclusive of Jewish perspectives.

Asian Muslim Women

Presents multifaceted aspects of Asian Muslim women’s lives and agencies.

Women, Ritual, and Power

Reveals the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Christian congregations to express female imagery of God in worship.

Gendering Chinese Religion

A gender-critical consideration of women and religion in Chinese traditions from medieval to modern times.

Oshun's Daughters

Examines the ways in which the inclusion of African diasporic religious practices serves as a transgressive tool in narrative discourses in the Americas.

Buddhist Women and Social Justice

Looks at Buddhist women's activism for social change from the time of Buddha to the present day.

The Annual Review of Women in World Religions

This interdisciplinary consideration of women in world religions features new scholarship across traditions and approaches.

What Men Owe to Women

Men from a wide range of traditions discuss gender justice in world religions.

Women Breaking Boundaries

Through memoir, interviews, and historical overview, chronicles the evolution in the U. S. of the Grail—an organization of Catholic lay women dedicated to restoring the Christian spirit to all aspects of life.

Feminism and World Religions

CHOICE 1999 Outstanding Academic Books

Addressing religion and feminism on a global scale, this unprecedented book contains a nuanced and fine-tuned treatment of seven of the world's religions from a feminist ...

Uttering the Word

Employing contemporary theoretical perspectives, this book provides the first detailed analysis of the language and thought of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi, an important but neglected Renaissance mystic.

The Legend of Queen Cama

An English translation and a commentary on the chronicle of Queen Cama, an important but neglected female monarch who founded a dynasty in Northern Thailand.

Florence Nightingale in Egypt and Greece

A remarkable spiritual testimony, this complete transcription of Florence Nightingale's hitherto-unpublished diary (recorded during visits to Egypt and Greece in 1850) reveals the troubled period during which she finally realized that the answer to her call from God lay in service to humanity.

Today's Woman in World Religions

This book examines how the women's movement is affecting traditional religions and civilizations throughout the world. It reviews cases of global impact in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, ...

Religion and Women

This book discusses the position of women in the Native American, African, Shinto, Jaina, Zoroastrian, Sikh, and Baha'i faiths for the first time in a single volume, and evolves a conceptual framework ...

The Making of a Mystic

This is a passionate book about a gifted woman. It is written from a psychological viewpoint using the developmental point of view of a number of contemporary developmental psychologists, both men and ...

German Mysticism From Hildegard of Bingen to Ludwig Wittgenstein

This book offers the reader an introduction to the writings of Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, Tauler, Nicholas of Cusa, Paracelsus, Jacob Boehme, Angelus Silesius, Novalis and includes the more ...

Women, Religion, and Social Change

Women, Religion and Social Change focuses attention on the way in which women from a number of religious traditions have been able to bring about change and the manner in which religions have either facilitated ...