Today's Woman in World Religions

Today's Woman in World Religions
Author : Arvind Sharma
Publisher : SUNY Press
Total Pages : 476
Release : 1994-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0791416879
ISBN 13 : 9780791416877
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This book examines how the women's movement is affecting traditional religions and civilizations throughout the world. It reviews cases of global impact in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Australian aboriginal religion. This volume completes the trilogy devoted to women in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma. The second book in the series is entitled Religion and Women. The present work surveys the position of women in the religious traditions covered in the first volume of the trilogy, Women in World Religions, placing these traditions in contemporary context.

Today's Woman in World Religions
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Arvind Sharma
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

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Pages: 394
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Language: en
Pages: 308
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

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Pages: 608
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Pages: 460
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Language: en
Pages: 204
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Categories: Religion
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Language: en
Pages: 232
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Categories: Religion
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Language: en
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Language: en
Pages: 242
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