Feminism and Religion
By (author) Rita M. Gross
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Feminism and Religion by Rita M. Gross
Book DescriptionRita M. Gross offers an engaging survey of the changes feminism has wrought in religious ideas, beliefs, and practices around the world, as well as in the study and understanding of religion itself. "This book will be an important resource for all ongoing work in feminist teaching and research in religion." -Rosemary Radford Ruether
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807067857
(215mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 2-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rita M. Gross
Garland of Feminist Reflections, Paperback (February 2009)
Represents the major aspects of the author's work and provides an overview of her methodology in women's studies in religion and feminism. This work demonstrates how feminist scholars in the 1970s shifted the paradigm away from an androcentric model of humanity and forever changed the way we study religion.
Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer, Paperback (April 2003)
Contributors discuss the merits and disadvantages of Buddhist and Christian approaches to prayer and meditation. They go on to examine and see what can be learned from each religion's approach to prayer and see if this can be mixed without compromising religious identity.
Buddhists Talk About Jesus/Christians Talk About Buddha, Paperback (April 2000)
What does Jesus mean to a Buddhist, or the Buddha to a Christian? In this volume 12 scholars, six of them Christian and six of them Buddhists, speak simply and from the heart about their personal relationship to the great religious leader from the other tradition.
Soaring and Settling, Paperback (October 1998)» View all books by Rita M. Gross
A study of the ways in which Eastern wisdom traditions can affect our lives. The author first considers the methodological issues related to being a feminist Buddhist in North America, she then focuses on lifestyle issues, and concludes with theological questions which arise within the faith.
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Author Biography - Rita M. Gross
Rita M. Gross is professor of philosophy and religious studies at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. She is the author of Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism and coeditor, with Nancy Auer Falk of Unspoken Worlds: Women's Religious Lives."
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