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Unspoken worlds : women's religious lives in non-western cultures

Author: Nancy Auer Falk; Rita M Gross
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unspoken worlds.
San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1980
(OCoLC)987929134
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Auer Falk; Rita M Gross
ISBN: 0060634928 9780060634926
OCLC Number: 5605086
Description: xviii, 292 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Julia : an east African diviner / Martha B. Binford --
Mother guru : Jnanananda of Madras, India / Charles S.J. White --
Possession sickness and women shamans in Korea / Youngsook Kim Harvey --
Ecstacy and possession : women of ancient Greece and the cult of Dionysus / Ross S. Kraemer --
Golden handprints and red-painted feet : Hindu childborth rituals in central India / Doranne Jacobson --
Hindu women's family and household rites in a north Indian village / Susan S. Wadley --
The ladies of lord Krishna : rituals of middle-aged women in eastern India / James M. Freeman --
Black Carib women and rites of death / Virginia Kerns --
The controversial vows of urban Muslim women in Iran / Anne H. Betteridge --
Islam and tribal women in a village in Iran / Erika Friedl --
No women's liberation : the heritage of a woman prophet in modern Japan / Kyoko Motomochi Nakamura --
Empress Wu and the historians : a tyrant and saint of classical China / Diana Paul --
The case of the vanishing nuns : the fruits of ambivalence in ancient Indian Buddhism / Nancy Auer Falk --
Accomplished women in Tantric Buddhism of medieval India and Tibet / Reginald A. Ray --
Women of influence and prestige among the Native American Iroquois / Annemarie Shimony --
Rosinta, rats, and the river : back luck is banished in Andean Bolivia / Joseph W. Bastien --
Menstruation and childbirth as ritual and religious experience among Native Australians / Rita M. Gross.
Responsibility: [edited by] Nancy Auer Falk, Rita M. Gross.
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