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Title:
Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America
Author:
Keller, Rosemary Skinner.
Physical Description:
3 v. (ix, 1394 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Integrating the worlds of women's religious experience in North America / Women and religion: methods of study and reflection / Religions and modern feminism / Gender and social roles / North American women interpret scripture / Women's religious imagination / Social ethics, women, and religion / The psychology of women's religious experience / Women's spiritual biography and autobiography / Native American creation stories / Native American women and Christianity / American Indian boarding schools / Appropriation of Native American religious traditions / Religious exchange in Aframerindian life / Women in African Caribbean religious traditions / Women in North American Catholicism / Religious women in colonial Mexico / Godmothers and goddaughters: Catholic women in colonial New France and New England / American Catholic women, 1820-1900: from the Jacksonian period to the progressive era / African American Catholic women / Latina popular Catholicism / Asian and Pacific American Catholic women / American Catholic women, 1900-1965 / American Catholic women since Vatican Council II / Determined builders, powerful voices: women and Catholicism in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Quebec and Canada / Women and Protestantism in colonial New England / Protestant women in the Mid-Atlantic colonies / Southern colonial Protestant women / Protestantism in British North America (Canada) / Women and African American denominations / Women of Anabaptist traditions / Women in the American Episcopal Church / Women in the Anglican Church in Canada / Baptist women / Christian Church/Disciples of Christ tradition and women / Women and Lutheranism / Methodist women / Quaker women in North America / Women in Reformed churches / Presbyterian women in America / Women in the United Church of Canada / Women in the United Church of Christ / Women in the Unitarian Universalist movement

Women in Pentecostalism / Women in the Salvation Army / Revivalism / Holiness movements / Sanctified Church(es) / Fundamentalism / America's evangelical women: more than wives and mothers: reformers, ministers, and leaders / Charismatic movement / Euro-American evangelical feminism / U.S. Latina evangélicas / Race and gender in Latina experience / Hispanic Pentecostal women / Asian Pacific American Protestant women / Women in Orthodox Christian traditions / Oriental Orthodox traditions and the Armenian Apostolic Church / An orthodox perspective on feminist theology / Reform Judaism / Tradition and change: finding the right balance: Conservative and Reconstructionist Judaism / Orthodox Jewish women in America: diversity, challenges, and coming of age / Jewish women and ritual / Jewish law and gender / Anti-Semitism / Islam, women, and the struggle for identity in North America / African American Muslim women / Women, Islam, and mosques / Women's issues in American Islam / Origins of Buddhism in North America / Women and Zen Buddhisms: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese / The way of the elders: Theravada Buddhism, including the Vipassana movement / Tibetan Buddhism / Hinduism in North America including emerging issues / New Hindu movements / Religions of Chinese immigrant communities and Chinese religions practiced in North America by non-Chinese people / Religions of Japanese immigrants and Japanese American communities / Women and Jainism in North America / Sikh women in North America

Women in communitarian societies / Mormon women / Women in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / Vodou, spiritism, and Santería: hybridity and identity in Caribbean religions / Christian Science / Clara Evans Muhammad: pioneering social activism in the original Nation of Islam / Theosophy, New Thought, and New Age movements / Spiritualism / Women in the North American Baha'i community / Women in new religious movements since the 1960s / Women in Jewish renewal / Ancient matriarchies in nineteenth- and twentieth-century feminist thought / Women in the Wiccan religion and contemporary paganism / The Deaconess movement / Protestant women missionaries: foreign and home / American Catholic women missionaries: 1870-2000 / Leadership and community building in Protestant women's organizations / "Lifting as we climb": National Association of Colored Women (NACW) / National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) / Women and catechetics in the Roman Catholic tradition / Catholic women's colleges in the United States / Conservative Christian strategies in education / Women and Jewish education / Protestant Sunday schools and religious education / Protestant women's colleges in the United States / Women in theological education / When women enter the classroom: theory, theology, and teaching / Protestant women's ordination movement / The women's ordination movement in the Roman Catholic Church / Jewish women's ordination / Protestant female preaching in the United States / Music and the arts. Women hymn writers / African American hymnody / Women's novels and religion, 1780-1900 / Women, religion, and American film

Women, religion, and social reform. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Protestant social reform movements in the United States / Antislavery, abolitionism / Women and peace movements in North America / Settlement House movement / Social Gospel / Women and Garveyism / Civil rights movement / Engaged Buddhist women / Women's freedom and reproductive rights: the core fear of patriarchy / Ecofeminism / Jewish women's service organizations / Abundant life for all: the Young Women's Christian Association / Women and religion in the borderlands / Turning off the taps: public policy in Canada / The public leadership of women of faith: entrepreneurs, social alchemists, and bearers of religion in the world / Womanist theology / Euro-American feminist theology / Las Hermanas: Latinas and religious / political activism / Mujerista theology / Latina Roman Catholic theologies / Rebirth of the religion of the goddess / Women's issues in contemporary North American Buddhism / Lesbian and bisexual Issues in religion / Jewish feminism / The case for native liberation theology / Women-church / New feminist ritual / Women and healing in North America / Women in Protestant church societies and bureaucracies / Plural religious identities and households / Women's contributions to Jewish-Christian relations / Canadian women's religious issues / Inclusive language / New religious right / Sexuality and the Black church / Girlfriend theology: adolescent girls and faith communities
ISBN:
9780253346858

9780253346865

9780253346872

9780253346889
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