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Published: 16 October 2014

416 Pages | 18 photographs


ISBN: 9780199006199

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Women and Religious Traditions

Third Edition

Edited by Leona M. Anderson and Pamela Dickey Young

  • Expert Canadian contributors ensure students are exposed to the most up-to-date and in-depth scholarship in the field.
  • Interdisciplinary approach integrates historical, psychological, political, and sociological perspectives, providing students with a well-rounded introduction to the topic.
  • Balanced coverage of Eastern and Western religious traditions, as well as new religions that focus on the notion of the Goddess.
  • Engaging case studies - including a NEW case on women and Chinese traditions - encourage students to think critically about the role of women in the context of different religions.