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Title Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America / edited by Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether ; associate editor, Marie Cantlon.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2006]

Subject Women and religion -- North America -- Encyclopedias.
Women -- Religious life -- North America -- Encyclopedias.
Women -- North America -- Religious aspects -- Encyclopedias.
Alt Name Keller, Rosemary Skinner.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
Cantlon, Marie.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 1394 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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 -- 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.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary A fundamental and well-illustrated reference collection for anyone interested in the role of women in North American religious life.
ISBN 0253111706 (electronic bk.)
9780253111708 (electronic bk.)
025334686X (print)
0253346878 (print)
0253346886 (print)
9780253346865 (print)
9780253346872 (print)
9780253346889 (print)
OCLC # 74664150
Additional Format Print version: Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006 0253346851 (DLC) 2005032429 (OCoLC)61711172.

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