Religious and Theological
Perspectives on Women


Suffering Our Way to Salvation: Ivone Gebara, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, and the Adequacy of the Cross as a Symbol for Women By Amy Chapman in Lumen et Vita, the graduate academic journal of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, 2011

Ave Maria Law Review, 2011
  • Mulieris Dignitatem Twenty Years Later: An Overview of the Document and Challenges By Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M
  • The Feminine Vocation and the Economy By Maria Sophia Aguirre
  • “The Feminine Vocation” in Pope John Paul II's Mulieris Dignitatem By Mary Timothy Prokes, F.S.E
  • Learning from Mary: The Feminine Vocation and American Law By Elizabeth R. Schiltz
  • “Something Not to be Grasped”: Notes on Equality on the Occasion of the Twentieth Anniversary of Mulieris Dignitatem By Margaret McCarthy
  • A Disordered View of Manhood and Its Effect on the Idea of Womanhood By Ernest Caparros
  • Educating for an Authentic Christian Womanhood By Sr. Thomas Augustine Becker, O.P
  • Mulieris Dignitatem: The Vocation of a Wife and Mother in a Legal Covenant Marriage By Katherine Shaw Spaht
  • A Civilization of Vows and the Dignity of Women By Mary Shivanandan
  • A Commentary on Ephesians 5 and Headship By Lisa Lickona
  • Mulieris Dignitatem, Ephesians 5, and Domestic Violence: Grounding International Women's Human Rights By Joseph Isanga

    A Woman and Her Self - Self-Actualization and Self-Realization in the 21st Century By Janina Gomes, February 2010

    Mary Ward: Then and Now Gemma Simmonds CJ looks at the life and writings of this woman of 'heroic virtue' who wanted to secure a better role for women in the Church and in society, and at how this struggle continues today, in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, January 2010

    In Search of the Synagogue, Part V A conversation with Professor Lee Levine on the roles women played in the synagogues of antiquity (3rd century C.E. -- 7th century C.E.). Reform Judaism Online, Spring 2009

    Introducing the Category of Gender to Roman Catholic Theology: a Liberal Approach By Angelika Walser in The Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue, 2009

    The Pendulum Is Never Static: Jesus Sira to Jesus Christ on Women in the Light of Judith, Susanna and LXX Esther By Pierre Jordaan, Biblical Studies and Ancient Languages, North-West University, South Africa, in HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 2009

    "As Male and Female He Created Them": Theological Anthropology Aware of 'Gender' By Saskia Wendel, Professor of Systematic Theology at the Institute of Catholic Theology at the University of Cologne, in Herder Korrespondenz, 2009

    Pilgrims in the Wilderness: Religion and Filipino Women in the Context of Migration By Gemma Tulud Cruz in East Asian Pastoral Review, 2009

    Contributions of Older Women Religious to the Common Good By Dan Vaillancourt, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, and Kathy Vaillancourt, Communications Specialist, Co-creators, The BVM Memoir Project, at the Summons of Freedom Conference in the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, 2009

    Gender, Religion, Law By Marcela Iacub in Cardozo Law Review, June 2009

    Women, Honor, and Context in Mediterranean Antiquity By Carolyn Osiek in HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 2008

    Liberating Domesticity: Women and the Home in Orthodox Judaism and Latin American Pentecostalism By Jonathan L. Friedmann, Whittier College, in Journal of Religion & Society, 2008

    The Biblical Exegesis of Headship: A Challenge to Patriarchal Understanding That Impinges on Women's Rights in the Church and Society By E Baloyi in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2008

    In Pain and Sorrow: Childbirth, Incarnation, and the Suffering of Women By Colleen Carpenter Cullinan in Cross Currents, Spring 2008

    The Niger Delta Oil Crisis And The Victimization Of Women: A Socio-Ethnographic Analysis By Amakwe Mary John Bosco Ebere, HSFN, 2008

    Catholic Feminism: An Oxymoron or 'Deeper Truths?' By Elizabeth R. Schiltz, January 2008

    The Challenges of Opening a Dialogue between Catholic and Secular Feminist Legal Theorists By Susan J. Stabile, Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law; Fellow, Vincentian Center for Church and Society, 2008

    Can Secular Feminists and Catholic Feminists Work Together to Ease the Conflict between Work and Family? By Susan J. Stabile in University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2008

    The Genius of Women and its Rejection by Contraception By Sara Perla, Academy of the Holy Cross, Silver Spring, Maryland, at “The Family: Searching for Fairest Love Conference” in the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, 2008

    Mysticism and Feminism in Seventeenth-Century England By Sarah Apetrei in The Way, 2007

    Man and Woman have the same Dignity and are Equal: Man as Image of God and Gender Relation in a Christian Perspective By Marianne Heimbach-Steins, professor of Christian social doctrine and general religious sociology at the University of Bamberg, in the periodical of the Catholic Academy in Bavaria 'zur debatte', 2007

    Only Obedient Wife and Good Mother? The Position of Women in Islam By Hamideh Mohagheghi, lecturer for Islam at the University of Paderborn, in Herder Korrespondenz, 2007

    Women's Role in Healing a Fractured Earth: Faiths Working Together An address given at the ICCJ Women's Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 2007

    Women's Role in Healing a Fractured Earth: Faiths Working Together An address given at the ICCJ Women´s Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 2007

    Motherhood and the Mission: What Catholic Law Schools Could Learn from Harvard about Women By Elizabeth Rose Schiltz, University of St. Thomas School of Law, in Catholic University Law Review, 2007

    Women's Work: A Lutheran Feminist Perspective By Marie A. Failinger in University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2007

    Can Secular Feminists and Catholic Feminists Work Together to Ease the Conflict Between Work and Family? By Susan J. Stabile in University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2007

    Evangelical Gender Ideology: A View from Christianity Today Readers By Thomas V. Frederick, Hope International University, and Jack O. Balswick, Fuller Theological Seminary, in Journal of Religion & Society, 2006

    Women Rabbis: A Novel Idea By David J. Zucker in Judaism, Summer-Fall 2006

    Battered Hearts and the Trinity of Compassion: Women, the Cross and Kenosis By Mark L. Yenson in The Way, 2006

    Imago Dei and Sexual Difference By Janet Martin Soskice in the Proceedings of the Working Group on What Is Our Real Knowledge of the Human Being, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, May 2006

    Women in Catholic Social Thought: The Creation of a New School of Reality By Luciana Reali in Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, 2006

    Gaudium et Spes Suggests a Change in Moral Imagination to Ensure the Just Treatment of Women By Marilyn Martone, Ph.D., St. John's University, 2005

    Africas Women: A Journey of Hope By Marta D. Bennett in The Other Journal, 2005

    Moving toward Wholeness: Women and Religion in the Global World By Judith Narrowe t the Annual Conference of the International Council of Christians and Jews, Chicago, July 2005

    Women and the Law of Moses From a syllabus for the course “Women and the Bible,” Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham. AL, by Allen P. Ross, Fall Semester, 2004

    My Soul Magnifies God: Women's Ways of Prayer By Kerrie Hide in Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, Spring 2004

    "Burlando al Opresor": Mocking/Tricking the Oppressor: Dreams and Hopes of Hispanas/Latinas and "Mujeristas" By Ada Maria Isasi-Díaz in Theological Studies, June 2004

    Christianity and Women in Japan By Yamaguchi Satoko, Co-Director of the Center for Feminist Theology and Ministry in Japan, in Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, 2003

    Insiders or Outsiders: Women and Rabbinic Literature By Dvora Weisberg in Judaism, Summer-Fall 2003

    The Lonely Woman of Faith By Shira Wolosky in Judaism, Winter-Spring 2003

    Gender Co-Operation: Some Implications of God's Design For Society By Michael and Auriel Schluter in Cambridge Papers, June 2003

    What Went Wrong? Feminism and Freedom from the Prison of Gender Roles By Rita M. Gross in Cross Currents, Spring 2003

    Female Embodiment and the Incarnation By Mary Aquin O'Neill, R.S.M. in East Asian Pastoral Review, 2003

    Women Pay the Price By Mary Bosco Ebere Amakwe, HFSN

    The God of Rebekah By Piet Van Boxel in SIDIC Periodical, 2002

    Ghanain Christian Woman, Part 1 By Janet Moore M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, in BlackandChristian.com, 2002
    Ghanain Christian Woman, Part 2

    The Book of the Hebrews Revisited: Implications of the Theology of Hebrews for Gender Equality by Ruth Hoppin at the Pacific Coast Region/Society of Biblical Literature meeting, New Testament Epistles and Apocalypse Section, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA, in March 2002

    Female Circumcision By Daniel Karanja in Church Leader in Africa, 2002

    Female Circumcision By Daniel Karanja in Church Leader in Africa, July 2002

    A Woman is Wise: The Influence of Civic and Christian Humanism on the Education of Women in Northern Italy and England during the Renaissance By J. Stephan Edwards in Ex Post Facto: Journal of the History Students at San Francisco State University, 2002

    African Theology and the Status of Women in Africa By Ian D. Ritchie, presented to the Canadian Theological Society, May 25, 2001

    Liturgy, Nuptiality, and the Integrity of Cosmic Order: Symbolic Ontology and Feminism By David L. Schindler in Communio: International Catholic Review, Summer 2001

    Is Paul the Father of Misogyny and Antisemitism? By Pamela Eisenbaum in CrossCurrents, Winter 2000-01

    Violence, Virginity and Volition: the Construction of a Virgin Martyr in Brother Hermann of Veldenz's Life of the Countess Yolanda of Vianden By Enrica de Domínguez in Vianden und Ansemburg, 2001

    Aquinas on Women By John Wijngaards in National Catholic Reporter January 14, 2000

    Two Women Speaking "Woman": Stategic Essentialism of Irigaray and Palmer By Diane Leclerc in Wesley Theological Journal, 2000

    Books as a Source of Medical Education for Women in the Middle Ages  By Monica H. Green in Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam, 2000

    Fulfilling Femininity and Transcending the Flesh: Traditional Religious Beliefs and Gender Ideals in Popular Women's Magazines By Michelle Lelwica, Saint Mary's College of California, in Journal of Religion and Society, 1999

    Women and Ecology in Shona Religion By Isabel Mukonyora in Word & World, Summer 1999

    Moses / Jesus / Women: Does the New Testament Offer a Feminist Message? By Esther Fuchs in Cross Currents, Winter 1999

    The Family: Obstacles to Friendship By Donald X. Burt, OSA. Chapter 2 of Friendship and Society: An Introduction to Augustine's Practical Philosophy, 1999

    Women  By Margaret Harvey in The English in Rome 1362-1420: Portrait of an Expatriate Community, 1999

    The Risks of Repeating Ourselves: Reading Feminist / Womanist Figures of Jesus By Karen Trimble Alliaume in Cross Currents, 1998

    Feminism and Judaism: Women, Tradition, and the Women's Movement By Joel B. Wolowelsky in Judaism, Fall 1998

    Embodying God's Life: Women and Spirituality By Regina Bechtle in The Way, 1998

    Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey By Fatima Bernard in The Way, 1998

    Women--Meeting in Faith By Barbara Butler in The Way, 1998

    The Message of Beijing: Challenge to the Church By Joan Chittister in The Way, 1998

    Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey By Vedamani Epsibai in The Way, 1998

    Women and Spirituality: A Latin American Perspective By Ivone Gebara in The Way, 1998

    What Have the Popes Said About Women, For Heaven's Sake? By Richard Leonard in The Way, 1998

    Making Meaning, Makinf Pleasure: Women and Television By Gaye W. Ortiz in The Way, 1998

    Women and Apartheid: Collective Trauma and Social Reconstruction By Tina Sideris in The Way, 1998

    A Challenge for Jesuits By Paula Terroni in The Way, 1998

    Women Transformed: The Ending of Mark in the Beginning of Wisdom - Mark's Gospels By Marie Sabin in Cross Currents, Summer 1998

    The African Experience of God through the Eyes of an Akan Woman By Mercy Amba Oduyoye in Cross Currents, Winter 1997-98

    Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey By Arul Mary in The Way, 1998

    Remembering Who We Are: Women and Ritual By Lizette Larson-Miller in The Way, 1998

    The Dignity and Mission of Women: The Anthropological and Theological Foundations By Bishop Angelo Scola in Communio: International Catholic Review, Spring 1998

    The Virgin in the Brothel and Other Anomalies: Character and Context in the Legend of Beruriah By Rachel Adler in Tikkun: A quarterly Jewish critique of politics, culture & society, 1998

    "Let women not despair": Rabanus Maurus on Women as Prophets By Marie Anne Mayeski in Theological Studies, June 1997

    Feminism & the Family: An Indissoluble Marriage By Mary Ann Glendon in Commonweal, Feb 14, 1997

    Between Rhetoric and Reality: Women and Men as Equal Partners By Herbert Anderson, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Illinois, in Word & World, Fall 1997

    The Paternal Face and the Maternal Mind of Yahweh By Erhard S. Gerstenberger in Word & World, Fall 1997

    'Neither male nor female ... in Christ'? Church debates and the politics of identity by Mary McClintock Fulkerson, 1997

    Ministry in Context: The Feminine Principle Diane M. Caplin, Ph.D., 1997

    Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle Toward Womanhood By Naomi Wolf in Tikkun, 1997

    Orthodox Feminism: A Movement Whose Time Has Come By Naomi Grossman in Tikkun, 1997

    Promise Keepers: Patriarchy's Second Coming as Masculine Renewal By Michael S. Kimmel in Tikkun, 1997

    Gender & Religion By Kenneth L. Woodward in Commonweal, Nov 22, 1996

    Women in the Bible and the Lectionary By Ruth Fox, OSB in Liturgy 90, May-June, 1996

    New Respect for Women and the Earth By Anne Lonergan, Compass, A Jesuit Journal, May/June 1996

    Patristic Elements Towards a Theological Anthropology of Woman as a Human Being and as Woman in Her Difference from Man By Dr. Constantinos Yokarinis, Warsaw December 1996

    Midrash, Bible, and Women's Voices By Norma Rosen in Judaism, Fall 1996

    Patristic Elements towards a Theological Anthropology of Woman as a Human Being and as Woman in Her Difference from Man By Dr. Constantinos Yokarinis, Warsaw, December 1996

    Women In Ministry: A Biblical Vision By Sharon Clark Pearson in Wesley Theological Journal, 1996

    Medieval German Women Writers (1100-1450): Biographies and Sources By Rebecca LR Garber, The ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies, 1996

    Enculturation and Inculturation: The Gospel of Liberation and the Culture of African Womanhood By Dr U.E. Umoren, C.U.E.A. September 1995

    Julian of Norwich's "Christ as Mother" and Medieval Constructions of Gender By Thomas L. Long, English Department, Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA, March 1995

    Women Now Face a Broader Struggle By Agnes Abuom, Compass, A Jesuit Journal, Nov./Dec. 1995

    Anti-Judaism in Religious Feminist Writing: Scapegoating on Patriarchy Distorts Theology By Louise and Mark Zwick, Houston Catholic Worker, May-June 1995

    The Religious Wounding of Women By Patricia Reilly. Excerpted from A God Who Looks Like Me, Ballantine, 1995

    'The Virtuous Woman': New Wine and Old Wineskins By Elizabeth A. Dreyer in The Way, 1995

    Woman-Body, Man-Body: Knowing God By Wendy M. Wright in The Way, 1995

    The Rehabilitation of Eve in the De institutione uirginis of Ambrose of Milan By Kim E. Power, 1995

    Exchange of Books Between Nuns and Laywomen. Three Surviving Examples By Mary Erler in New Science out of Old Books. Studies in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in Honour of A.I. Doyle, 1995

    St Augustine--A Male Chauvinist? Talk at Cambridge by Fr. Edmund Hill, OP, 1994

    Of Godly Men And Medicine: Ancient Biology and the Christian Fathers on the Nature of Woman By Kim E. Power in Woman-Church, Spring 1994

    Women's Contribution to Contemporary Spirituality By Ursula King in The Way, 1994

    The Defective Male: What Aquinas Really Said By Michael Nolan in New Blackfriars, 1994

    Of Godly Men and Medicine: Ancient Biology and the Christian Fathers on the Nature of Woman By Kim E. Power in Woman-Church, Spring 1994

    Women want power to imagine and name God by Elizabeth Dodson Gray in National Catholic Reporter, April 1, 1994

    The Doctrine of the Inner Light: Evangelicalism and Women in the Society of Friends By Martin Meeker in Ex Post Facto: Journal of the History Students at San Francisco State University, 1994

    Women and the Production of Religious Literature in the Vernacular 1300-1500  By Katherine Gill in Creative Women in Medieval and Early Modern Italy: A Religious and Artistic Renaissance, 1994

    "Male Spirituality": A Feminist Evaluation By Elizabeth T. Knuth, May 1993

    The Creation of Adam as Hermaphrodite - and Its Implications for Feminist Theology By Azila Talit Reisenberger in Judaism, Fall 1993

    The Legitimation of the Abuse of Women in Christianity By Dr. Mary Ann Rossi in Feminist Theology, 1993

    The Ministry of Mary Lee Cagle: A Study in Women's History and Religion By Stan Ingersol in Wesley Theological Journal, 1993

    Lonergan and Feminism By Cynthia S.W. Crysdale in Theological Studies, June 1992

    Chinese Women and the Family: The Christian Perspective By Theresa Kung, Si-mi in Inter-Religio, 1992

    Chinese Women and the Family: The Buddhist Perspective By Josephine Leo Fung-ming in Inter-Religio, 1992

    Chinese Women and the Family: The Confucian Perspective By Eva Man Kit-wah in Inter-Religio, 1992

    Is God A Woman? By Gayle S. Myers, a mother, teacher, and writer from Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1991

    The Beguines: Feminine Piety Derailed By Marygrace Peters, O.P. in Spirituality Today, Spring 1991

    The Women of the Gospel of Mark and Contemporary Women's Spirituality By Mitzi Minor in Spirituality Today, Summer 1991

    Eve: the Mother of All Living By Anne Baring, Chapter 13a from The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image, Penguin Books, 1991

    Eve in Christian Culture By Anne Baring, Chapter 13b from The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image, Penguin Books, 1991

    Where Can We Find Her? Searching for Women's Identity in the New Church Book edited by Marie-Eloise Rosenblatt, Paulist Press, 1991

    Love's Labours Unlost: Women and the Word By Calre Amos in The Way, 1991

    Attending and Tending By Anne Primavesi in The Way, 1991

    Love's Labours Unlost: Women and the Word By Calre Amos in The Way, 1991

    God and the Human Being in the Writings of Gertrude of Helfta By Gertrud Jaron Lewis, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, in Vox Benedictina: A Journal of Translations from Monastic Sources, 1991

    Brigit of Kildare, Golden Sparkling Flame: A Study in the Liminality of Women's Spiritual Power  By Edward C. Sellner in Vox Benedictina: A Journal of Translations from Monastic Sources, 1991

    Teresa, Feminism, and the Humanity of Christ By Vilma Seelaus in Spirituality Today, Summer 1990

    After Eve: Women, Theology and the Christian Tradition Book edited by Janet Martin Soskice and published by Collins Marshal Pickering. 1990

    Female Blood: The Ancient Taboo and its Christian Consequences By Uta Ranke-Heinemann in Eunuchs for Heaven, London 1990

    Gender, Power and Knowledge in The Strophische Gedichten of Hadewijch  By Elizabeth Petroff in Vox Benedictina: A Journal of Translations from Monastic Sources, 1990

    Reclaiming Women's Part in Redeeming By Mary Grey. Chapter 7 from Redeeming the Dream: Feminism, Redemption and Christian Tradition, SPCK, London 1989

    The Patriarchal Way of Relating By Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, 1989

    Freedom from Stereotypes By Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, 1989

    Feminism and Spirituality By Catherina Halkes in Spirituality Today, Autumn 1988

    Feminism Come of Age By Mary Hull Mohr in Word & World, 1988

    Reclaiming the Truth of Women's Lives: Women and Spirituality By Regina Bechtle in The Way, 1988

    Light Shines in the Darkness and the Darkness Has Not Overcome Her: Women and Wisdom By Amy C. Tolpingrud in Word & World, 1987

    Trinity and Women's Experience By Barbara Brown Zikmund, dean of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California, in The Christian Century April 15, l987

    Women of the Bible By the editors of SIDIC Periodical, 1987

    Woman seen as a 'problem' and as 'solution' in the theological anthropoloqy of the Early Fathers: Considering the Consequences By Dr.Marie-Henry Keane O.P. formerly Prof. in Systematic Theology Dept. of Univ. of South Africa, Pretoria, paper presented to Catholic Theological Society of South Africa, October 1987

    Divine Power Made Perfect in Weakness: St. Hildegard on the Frail Sex by Barbara Newman in Peace Weavers, Medieval Religious Women, Cistercian Publications 1987

    God, Male and Female in the Old Testament: Yahweh and His "Asherah" By Mark S. Smith in Theological Studies, June 1987

    Why were men considered superior? Chapter 3 of a 1986 book by John Wijngaards, MHM

    Women's Images of God and Prayer By Jill Robson in The Way, 1986

    Bonding: The Critical Praxis of Feminism By Margaret Galiardi in The Way, 1986

    The Power of Images By Monica Furlong in The Way, 1986

    Female Beyond the Signs By Joan Faber in The Way, 1986

    Androgyny and Beyond By Roland Martinson in Word & World, 1985

    Rabbinacal Tradition on the Role of Women By Hayim G. Perelmuter, Chautauqua Professor of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union, 1984

    Women in the Workplace By Penelope Washbourn in Word & World, 1984

    The Incomprehensibility of God and the Image of God Male and Female By Elizabeth A. Johnson in Theological Studies, September 1984

    God and Feminism By John B. Cobb, Jr. Chapter 6 of the book Talking About God: Doing Theology in the Context of Modern Pluralism by David Tracy and John B. Cobb, Jr., 1983

    The Effects of Women's Experience on Their Spirituality By Sandra M. Schneiders in Spirituality Today, Summer 1983

    Contemporary Feminism and Christian Doctrine of the Human By Patricia Wilson-Kastner in Word & World, 1982

    Christology and Feminism: Can a Male Saviour Save Women ? By Rosemary Radford Ruether. From To change the World, Crossroad, New York 1981

    What Became of God the Mother? Conflicting Images of God in Early Christianity By Elaine H. Pagels, 1979

    The Role of Women in Judaism By Jonathan Sacks, 1978

    The Role of Women according to Jesus and the Early Church By Robert J. Karris, O.F.M. in Women and Priesthood: Future Directions, 1978

    Woman, Human and Ecclesial? By M. Nadine Foley, 1977

    A Feminist Perspective on the Jewish Woman By Lucy Y. Steinitz in SIDIC Periodical, 1976

    Christian Tradition on Women By Sandra M. Schneiders in SIDIC Periodical, 1976

    The God of Rebakah By Piet Van Boxel in SIDIC Periodical, 1976

    Women in the New Testament Constance F. Parvey in SIDIC Periodical, 1976

    Women in the Talmud By Judith Hauptman in SIDIC Periodical, 1976

    The Current Status of Women Cross-culturally: Changes and Persisting Barriers By Constantina Safilios-Rothschild in Theological Studies, December 1975

    Home and Work: Women's Roles and the Transformation of Values By Rosemary Radford Ruether in Theological Studies, December 1975

    Roles of Women in the Fourth Gospel By Raymond E. Brown in Theological Studies, December 1975

    Women and Religion: A Survey of Significant Literature, 1965-1974 By Anne E. Patrick in Theological Studies, December 1975

    Male Clericalism and the Dread of Women by Rosemary Radford Ruether in Women and Orders, Paulist Press, 1974

    An Annotated Bibliography of the New Testament Teaching about Women By C. E. Cerling, Jr. in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 1973

    Woman in Christian Tradition Book by George H.Tavard, University of Notre Dame Press, 1973

    Authority and Paternalism By Jack Dominian in The Way, 1972

    After the Death of God the Father By Mary Daly in Commonweal, March 1971

    Jesus Was a Feminist By Leonard Swidler in Catholic World, January 1971

    Woman Article in the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia

    Rights of Woman Article in the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia

    Atitude of the Jesuits in the Trials for Witchcraft By Robert Schwickerath, SJ. Scroll to page 475. The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Volume 27, From January to October, 1902

    The Old Faith and the New Woman By George Tyrrell, S.J. Scroll to page 630. The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Volume 22, From January to October, 1897

    The true woman: a series of discourses By Rev. J. D. Fulton, Tremont Temple, Boston, 1869

    Bible and church degrade woman By Elizabeth Cady Stanton [1815-1902]

    Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters Epistolae is a collection of letters to and from women in the Middle Ages, from the 4th to the 13th century. The letters, written in Latin, are linked to the names of the women involved, with English translations and, where available, biographical sketches of the women and some description of the subject matter or the historic context of the letter

    Theosis and Sacrifice: The Gendering of Salvation By Damien Casey of the Australian Catholic University

    Jesus and Women By Christine Schenk, project coordinator of the Women in Church Leadership project

    Christian + Feminist A collection of articles and links by Elizabeth T. Knuth, dedicated to the proposition that faith and feminism are not mutually exclusive

    Global Women's Project Information & links provided by the Center of Concern

    Catholic Anti-Feminism Theology Library links

    The Liberation of Women: Religious Sources By Nelia Beth Scovill, who is currently teaching religious studies classes at Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Protestant Anti-Feminism Theology Library links

    Gender: "Male and Female Created He Them" An article taken from And Adam Knew Eve: A Dictionary of Sex in the Bible, by Ronald L. Ecker

    The Status of Women in the Bible and in Early Christianity From the Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance

    The Doctrine of the Inner Light: Evangelicalism and Women in the Society of Friends By Martin Meeker

    Friends (Quakers) and Women Article by Bill Samuel, editor of the Quakerism page on Suite 101

    Women in Buddhism Courtesy of the Buddha Dharma Education Association

    Feminist Interpretations of Certain Bible Passages

    God Language and Feminist Christology A website that argues for gender inclusive language. It includes these pages: Feminist Midrash -- Gnosticism, Christianity, and Sophia -- God vs. Goddess

    Imagine Being Human: An Anthropology of Mutuality Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Mary Aquin O'Neill, RSM

    The Woman at the Well: John 4.1-43 Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Mary Aquin O'Neill, RSM

    The Personification of Wisdom in Proverbs 1, 8, & 9 Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    The Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    Mary(am): Mary in the New Testament and the Quran Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    Deborah, Jael and Canaanite Mythology Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: 10th Century Poet and Playwright Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    In Memory of Her: The Annointing Woman (Mark 14. 3-9) Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    Lydia and Priscilla - Role Models for Today Research Paper from Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, by Brenda M. Johnson, M.A.

    Religion: Quaker Women A Herstory Exhibition

    Celebrating Women Witnesses: WOW! By Chris Schenk, CSJ

    Women and House Religion By Elizabeth Willett, Hebrew Bible translation consultant, SIL International. A discussion of the importance of the Israelite house architecture in understanding women's social, economic and religious activities

    Making Biblical Women Visible By Carol L. Meyers, Professor of Religion, Duke University, 1984

    God, Gender and Identity By Linda Woodhead, Department of Religious Studies Lancaster University

    What Is the Status of Women in Islam? From Islam-Guide.com

    Women and Religion From the Internet Sacred Text Archive. All of the major world religions deprecate women to some degree. This page archives texts which relate specifically to women and religion from a female perspective. This includes historic feminist texts on the topic, texts about Goddess-oriented sprituality and Amazons, as well as texts from otherwise male-dominated religions in the same vein


  • Companion page: Women in the Church


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