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Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America

Author: Rosemary Skinner Keller; Rosemary Radford Ruether; Marie Cantlon
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
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Offering a comprehensive description and analysis of women and religion in North America, this encyclopaedia focuses on institutions, movements, and ideas. It demonstrates that neither the story of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Skinner Keller; Rosemary Radford Ruether; Marie Cantlon
ISBN: 0253346851 025334686X 0253346878 0253346886 9780253346858 9780253346865 9780253346872 9780253346889
OCLC Number: 61711172
Description: 3 v. (ix, 1394 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1 --
Introduction : Integrating the worlds of women's religious experience in North America / Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether --
pt. 1. Approaches to the history of women and religion --
Women and religion : methods of study and reflection / Rita M. Gross --
Religions and modern feminism / Ann Braude --
Gender and social roles / Susan Hill Lindley --
North American women interpret scripture / J. Shannon Clarkson and Letty M. Russell --
Women's religious imagination / Mary Farrell Bednarowski --
Social ethics, women, and religion / Marilyn J. Legge --
The psychology of women's religious experience / Ann Belford Ulanov --
Women's spiritual biography and autobiography / Rosemary Skinner Keller --
pt. 2. Women in indigenous and African traditions --
Native American creation stories / Laura Adams Weaver --
Native American women and Christianity / Kim Stone --
American Indian boarding schools / Andrea Smith --
Appropriation of Native American religious traditions / Andrea Smith --
Religious exchange in Aframerindian life / Patrick Neal Minges --
Women in African Caribbean religious traditions / Dianne M. Stewart. pt. 3. Catholicism --
Women in North American Catholicism / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
Religious women in colonial Mexico / Kathleen Ann Myers --
Godmothers and goddaughters: Catholic women in colonial New France and New England / Lisa J.M. Poirier --
American Catholic women, 1820-1900: from the Jacksonian period to the progressive era / Holly Folk --
African American Catholic women / Cecilia A. Moore --
Latina popular Catholicism / Jeanette Rodriguez --
Asian and Pacific American Catholic women / Jocelyn M. Eclarin Azada --
American Catholic women, 1900-1965 / Debra Campbell --
American Catholic women since Vatican Council II / Mary Jo Weaver --
Determined builders, powerful voices : women and Catholicism in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Quebec and Canada / Carolyn Sharp --
pt. 4. Protestantism --
Colonial period --
Women and Protestantism in colonial New England / Rebecca Larson --
Protestant women in the Mid-Atlantic colonies / Alison Duncan Hirsch --
Southern colonial Protestant women / Cynthia Lynn Lyerly --
Protestantism in British North America (Canada) / Marilyn Färdig Whiteley. Denominational traditions --
Women and African American denominations / Sandy Dwayne Martin --
Women of Anabaptist traditions / Marlene Epp --
Women in the American Episcopal Church / Fredrica Harris Thompsett --
Women in the Anglican Church in Canada / Sharon Anne Cook --
Baptist women / Carolyn D. Blevins --
Christian Church/Disciples of Christ tradition and women / Loretta M. Long --
Women and Lutheranism / Mary Todd --
Methodist women / Jean Miller Schmidt and Sara J. Myers --
Quaker women in North America / Mary Van Vleck Garman --
Women in Reformed churches / Rebecca Button Prichard --
Presbyterian women in America / Lois A. Boyd --
Women in the United Church of Canada / Phyllis D. Airhart --
Women in the United Church of Christ / Barbara Brown Zikmund --
Women in the Unitarian Universalist movement / Cynthia Grant Tucker. Evangelical Protestantism --
Women in Pentecostalism / Edith Blumhofer --
Women in the Salvation Army / Diane Winston --
Revivalism / Priscilla Pope-Levison --
Holiness movements / Nancy A. Hardesty --
Sanctified Church(es) / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes --
Fundamentalism / Margaret L. Bendroth --
America's evangelical women : more than wives and mothers: reformers, ministers, and leaders / Jane Harris --
Charismatic movement / R. Marie Griffith --
Euro-American evangelical feminism / Reta Halteman Finger and S. Sue Horner --
Hispanic Protestantism --
U.S. Latina evangélicas / Elizabeth Conde-Frazier and Loida I. Martell Otero --
Race and gender in Latina experience / Teresa Chávez Sauceda --
Hispanic Pentecostal women / Gastón Espinosa --
Asian Protestantism --
Asian Pacific American Protestant women / Rita Nakashima Brock and Nami Kim. v. 2 --
pt. 5. Women in Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions --
Women in Orthodox Christian traditions / Demetra Velisarios Jaquet --
Oriental Orthodox traditions and the Armenian Apostolic Church / Barbara J. Merguerian --
An orthodox perspective on feminist theology / Valerie A. Karras --
pt. 6. Judaism --
Reform Judaism / Karla Goldman --
Tradition and change : finding the right balance : Conservative and Reconstructionist Judaism / Shuly Rubin Schwartz --
Orthodox Jewish women in America : diversity, challenges, and coming of age / Blu Greenberg --
Jewish women and ritual / Hasia R. Diner --
Jewish law and gender / Norma Baumel Joseph --
Anti-Semitism / Riv-Ellen Prell --
pt. 7. Islam --
Islam, women, and the struggle for identity in North America / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad --
African American Muslim women / Aminah Beverly McCloud --
Women, Islam, and mosques / Ingrid Mattson --
Women's issues in American Islam / Jane I. Smith. pt. 8. Asian religions --
Buddhism --
Origins of Buddhism in North America / Lori Pierce --
Women and Zen Buddhisms : Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese / Miriam Levering and Grace Jill Schireson --
The way of the elders : Theravada Buddhism, including the Vipassana movement / Sandy Boucher --
Tibetan Buddhism / Amy Lavine --
Hinduism --
Hinduism in North America including emerging issues / Vasudha Narayanan --
New Hindu movements / Kathleen M. Erndl --
Chinese religions --
Religions of Chinese immigrant communities and Chinese religions practiced in North America by non-Chinese people / Vivian-Lee Nyitray --
Japanese religions --
Religions of Japanese immigrants and Japanese American communities / Ruth M. Tabrah --
Other religions --
Women and Jainism in North America / Anne Vallely --
Sikh women in North America / Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh. pt. 9. Newer religious movements --
Women in communitarian societies / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
Mormon women / Claudia L. Bushman --
Women in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / Rita M. Lester --
Vodou, spiritism, and Santería : hybridity and identity in Caribbean religions / Carlos F. Cardoza-Orlandi --
Christian Science / Sarah Gardner Cunningham --
Clara Evans Muhammad : pioneering social activism in the original Nation of Islam / Debra Mubashir Majeed --
Theosophy, New Thought, and New Age movements / Catherine Wessinger, Dell deChant, and William Michael Ashcraft --
Spiritualism / Cathy Gutierrez --
Women in the North American Baha'i community / Sandra Hutchinson and Richard Hollinger --
Women in new religious movements since the 1960s / Susan J. Palmer --
Women in Jewish renewal / Reena Sigman Friedman --
Ancient matriarchies in nineteenth- and twentieth-century feminist thought / Cynthia Eller --
Women in the Wiccan religion and contemporary paganism / Selena Fox --
pt. 10. Multidenominational movements --
The Deaconess movement / Cynthia A. Jurisson --
Missionary movement --
Protestant women missionaries : foreign and home / Dana L. Robert --
American Catholic women missionaries : 1870-2000 / Angelyn Dries --
Women's societies --
Leadership and community building in Protestant women's organizations / Rosemary Skinner Keller --
"Lifting as we climb" : National Association of Colored Women (NACW) / National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) / Marcia Y. Riggs. Religious education --
Women and catechetics in the Roman Catholic tradition / Mary L. Putrow --
Catholic women's colleges in the United States / Tracy Schier --
Conservative Christian strategies in education / James C. Carper and Brian D. Ray --
Women and Jewish education / David E. Kaufman --
Protestant Sunday schools and religious education / Virginia Lieson Brereton --
Protestant women's colleges in the United States / Kathleen S. Hurty --
Women in theological education / Jeanne P. McLean --
When women enter the classroom : theory, theology, and teaching / Barbara J. Blodgett --
The ordination movement --
Protestant women's ordination movement / Barbara Brown Zikmund --
The women's ordination movement in the Roman Catholic Church / Maureen Fiedler and Dolly Pomerleau --
Jewish women's ordination / Pamela S. Nadell --
Protestant female preaching in the United States / Catherine A. Brekus --
Music and the arts --
Women hymn writers / Edith Blumhofer --
African American hymnody / Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan --
Women's novels and religion, 1780-1900 / Diane Capitani --
Women, religion, and American film / Judith Weisenfeld. v. 3 --
pt. 11. Women, religion, and social reform --
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Protestant social reform movements in the United States / Carolyn DeSwarte Gifford --
Antislavery, abolitionism / Anna M. Speicher --
Women and peace movements in North America / Valarie Ziegler --
Settlement House movement / Eleanor J. Stebner --
Social Gospel / Susan Hill Lindley --
Women and Garveyism / Anthea D. Butler --
Civil rights movement / Rosetta E. Ross --
Engaged Buddhist women / Judith Simmer-Brown --
Women's freedom and reproductive rights : the core fear of patriarchy / Frances Kissling --
Ecofeminism / Heather Eaton --
Jewish women's service organizations / Dianne Ashton --
Abundant life for all : the Young Women's Christian Association / Janine M. Denomme --
Women and religion in the borderlands / Daisy L. Machado --
Turning off the taps : public policy in Canada / Lois M. Wilson --
The public leadership of women of faith : entrepreneurs, social alchemists, and bearers of religion in the world / Katharine R. Henderson. pt. 12. Women-centered theology --
Womanist theology / Emilie M. Townes --
Euro-American feminist theology / Lucy Tatman --
Las Hermanas : Latinas and religious/political activism / Lara Medina --
Mujerista theology / Ada María Isasi-Díaz --
Latina Roman Catholic theologies / Nancy Pineda-Madrid --
Rebirth of the religion of the goddess / Carol P. Christ --
Women's issues in contemporary North American Buddhism / Rita M. Gross --
Lesbian and bisexual Issues in religion / Mary E. Hunt --
Jewish feminism / Judith Plaskow --
The case for native liberation theology / Andrea Smith. pt. 13. Contemporary women's issues in religion --
Women-church / Mary E. Hunt --
New feminist ritual / Janet Walton --
Women and healing in North America / Susan M. Setta --
Women in Protestant church societies and bureaucracies / Susan M. Hartmann --
Plural religious identities and households / Rita DasGupta Sherma --
Women's contributions to Jewish-Christian relations / Mary C. Boys --
Canadian women's religious issues / Tracy J. Trothen --
Inclusive language / Susan Thistlewaite --
New religious right / Laura R. Olson --
Sexuality and the Black church / Kelly Brown Douglas --
Girlfriend theology : adolescent girls and faith communities / Dori Grinenko Baker --
Index to entries.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether ; associate editor, Marie Cantlon.
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