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Speaking of faith : [electronic resource] global perspectives on women, religion and social change / edited by Diana L. Eck and Devaki Jain.

Contributor(s): Eck, Diana L | Jain, Devaki, 1933-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : New Society, c1987Description: ix, 296 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0865711003; 9780865711006; 0865711011 (pbk.); 9780865711013 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women and religion -- Comparative studies -- Congresses | Religion and sociology -- Comparative studies -- Congresses | Women -- Social conditions -- Congresses | Vrouwen | Sociale verandering | Godsdiensten | Godsdienst | Femmes -- Conditions sociales -- Congrès | Femmes et religion -- Congrès | Changement social -- Congrès | Théologie féministe -- CongrèsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Speaking of faith.DDC classification: 291.082 Other classification: 11.09 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Christian women and the struggle for justice in Central America / Julia Esquivel -- Amada Pineda : A woman of Nicargua / Elsa Tamez -- Priorities for women in South Africa / Brigalia Bam -- Assult on the family in South Africa / Bernadette Mosala -- "May God's peace, mercy and blessings be unto you" / Jean Zaru -- A Jewish perspective from Israel / Shulamith Koenig -- The myth of perfect motherhood : Japanese women's dilemma / Masako Tanaka -- Women, witches and social change in Ghana / Elizabeth Amoah -- Femininity as subversion : Reflection on the Muslim concept of Nushuz / Fatima Mernissi -- The image inside : Women and profession in a socialist country / Elisabeth Adler -- The wife/sister stories : Dilemmas of the Jewish feminist / Judith Plaskow -- "Which me will survive all these liberations ..." On being a black woman Episcopal priest / Sandra Wilson -- Women, ordination and the Christian Church / Daphne Hampson -- The future of the Bhikkhuni Samgha in Thailand / Chatsumarn Kabilsingh -- The status elevation process of Soto Sect Nuns in modern Japan / Kumiko Uchino -- Lakshmi Ashram : A Gandhian perspective in the Himalayan foothills / Radha Bhatt -- The grassroots movement in the Netherlands : The community called "Giordano Bruno" / Jose Hohne-Sparborth -- The National Council of Jewish Women : A study of the Los Angeles section in transition / Judith Aronson -- Muslim women and social change in Indonesia : The work of Aisyiyah / Baroroh Baried -- A theology of pro-choice : A feminist perspective on abortion / Beverly W. Harrison -- Notes on the moral foundations of the debate on abortion / Veena Das -- A different voice in moral decisions / Carol Gilligan -- Toward a practical ethic of nonviolence / Sissela Bok -- Toward permanent rebellion / Sylvia Marcos -- Toward women's power, nationally and internationally / Nawal el Saadawi -- Gandhian contributions toward a feminist ethic / Devaki Jain.
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Papers read at a conference on Women, Religion and Social change, held in June 1983 at Harvard University--Cf. Introd.

Includes bibliographical references.

Christian women and the struggle for justice in Central America / Julia Esquivel -- Amada Pineda : A woman of Nicargua / Elsa Tamez -- Priorities for women in South Africa / Brigalia Bam -- Assult on the family in South Africa / Bernadette Mosala -- "May God's peace, mercy and blessings be unto you" / Jean Zaru -- A Jewish perspective from Israel / Shulamith Koenig -- The myth of perfect motherhood : Japanese women's dilemma / Masako Tanaka -- Women, witches and social change in Ghana / Elizabeth Amoah -- Femininity as subversion : Reflection on the Muslim concept of Nushuz / Fatima Mernissi -- The image inside : Women and profession in a socialist country / Elisabeth Adler -- The wife/sister stories : Dilemmas of the Jewish feminist / Judith Plaskow -- "Which me will survive all these liberations ..." On being a black woman Episcopal priest / Sandra Wilson -- Women, ordination and the Christian Church / Daphne Hampson -- The future of the Bhikkhuni Samgha in Thailand / Chatsumarn Kabilsingh -- The status elevation process of Soto Sect Nuns in modern Japan / Kumiko Uchino -- Lakshmi Ashram : A Gandhian perspective in the Himalayan foothills / Radha Bhatt -- The grassroots movement in the Netherlands : The community called "Giordano Bruno" / Jose Hohne-Sparborth -- The National Council of Jewish Women : A study of the Los Angeles section in transition / Judith Aronson -- Muslim women and social change in Indonesia : The work of Aisyiyah / Baroroh Baried -- A theology of pro-choice : A feminist perspective on abortion / Beverly W. Harrison -- Notes on the moral foundations of the debate on abortion / Veena Das -- A different voice in moral decisions / Carol Gilligan -- Toward a practical ethic of nonviolence / Sissela Bok -- Toward permanent rebellion / Sylvia Marcos -- Toward women's power, nationally and internationally / Nawal el Saadawi -- Gandhian contributions toward a feminist ethic / Devaki Jain.

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