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Published: 03 August 2017

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190280444

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Women of the Wall

Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

  • The first full length academic monograph dedicated to the study of the Women of the Wall's groundbreaking struggle for egalitarian prayers at the Western Wall
  • Places the WoW struggle in a comparative and theoretical context of major religion-state models
  • Makes an argument for the model of privatization of religion as a potential solution for conflicts over disputed sacred sites