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What men owe to women : men's voices from world religions
Raines, John C.
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Albany : State University of New York Press, [2001]

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vii, 303 pages ; 23 cm
A Hindu perspective / Anantanand Rambachan -- A Protestant Christian perspective / Marvin M. Ellison -- Bumuntu paradigm and gender justice: sexist and antisexist trends in African traditional religions / Mutombo Nkulu-N'Sengha -- Islam, women, and gender justice / Asghar Ali Engineer -- A Jewish perspective / Zeʹev W. Falk -- A Roman Catholic perspective / Gerard S. Sloyan -- Islam and gender justice: beyond simplistic apologia / Farid Esack -- A Thai Buddhist perspective / Tavivat Puntarigvivat -- A Taoist perspective: appreciating and applying the principle of femininity / Liu Xiaogan -- A Native North American perspective: to protect the ground we walk on / Christopher Ronwanièn:te Jocks -- Conclusion / Daniel C. Maguire.
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Men from a wide range of traditions discuss gender justice in world religions.

Author Notes

Dr. Marvin M. Ellison teaches at Bangor Theological Seminary in Portland, Maine. He is a prominent Christian ethicist and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA)
Asghar Ali Engineer is one of the leading Muslim liberation theologians who heads a center for Islamic studies in Bombay, India.
Farid Esack is a distinguished Muslim scholar and Commissioner for Gender Equality in the government of South Africa
Dr. Ze'ev W. Falk died in Israel after finishing his contribution to this book and the volume is dedicated to his blessed memory.
Daniel C. Maguire is a professor of religious ethics at Marquette University and is president of the Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health, and Ethics
Mutombo Nkulu-N'Sengha, a citizen of the Republic of the Congo, is completing his doctoral studies at Temple University and has already won a reputation as an expert on native African religions
Tavivat Puntarigvivat teaches in the graduate program of Comparative Religion at Mhidol University in Thailand. His expertise is in Buddhism.
John C. Raines teaches in the Department of Religion at Temple University and has done extensive work on interreligious dialogue.
Dr. Anantanand Rambachan, a native of India, teaches at St. Olaf's College in Minnesota. Dr. Rambachan has lectured extensively and has done a television series on Hinduism for the BBC
Christopher Ronwanien:te Jocks is a member of the Society for the Study of Native American Religious Traditions.
Dr. Gerard S. Sloyan is a Catholic priest, who chaired the Religious Studies Department at the Catholic University of America and at Temple University
Liu Xiaogan, an expert in Taoism, has published extensively in Chinese, Korean, and in English.

Table of Contents

John C. RainesAnantanand RambachanMarvin M. EllisonMutombo Nkulu-N'SenghaAsghar Ali EngineerZe'ev W. FalkGerard S. SloyanFarid EsackTavivat PuntarigvivatLiu XiaoganChristopher Ronwanien:te JocksDaniel C. Maguire
Introductionp. 1
1 A Hindu Perspectivep. 17
2 A Protestant Christian Perspectivep. 41
3 Bumuntu Paradigm and Gender Justice: Sexist and Antisexist Trends in African Traditional Religionsp. 69
4 Islam, Women, and Gener Justicep. 109
5 A Jewish Perspectivep. 129
6 A Roman Catholic Perspectivep. 151
7 Islam and Gender Justice: Beyond Simplistic Apologiap. 187
8 A Thai Buddhist Perspectivep. 211
9 A Taoist Perspective: Appreciating and Applying the Principle of Femininityp. 239
10 A Native North American Perspective: To Protect the Ground We Walk Onp. 259
Conclusionp. 281
List of Contributorsp. 287
Indexp. 289