The Resource Today's woman in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma ; introduction by Katherine K. Young

Today's woman in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma ; introduction by Katherine K. Young

Label
Today's woman in world religions
Title
Today's woman in world religions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Arvind Sharma ; introduction by Katherine K. Young
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
BL458
LC item number
.T63 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sharma, Arvind
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women and religion
  • Femmes et religion
  • Women and religion
  • Vrouwen
  • Godsdiensten
  • Weltreligion
  • Frau
Label
Today's woman in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma ; introduction by Katherine K. Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboriginal women's religion / Diane Bell -- Women in Hinduism / Katherine K. Young -- Women in Buddhism / Nancy Schuster Barnes -- Women, the state, and religion today in the People's Republic of China / Miriam Levering -- Women and Chinese religion in contemporary Taiwan / Barbara Reed -- Today's Jewish women / Denise L. Carmody -- Christianity and women in the modern world / Rosemary R. Ruether -- Women in Islam / Jane I. Smith -- Studying women and religion / Rita M. Gross
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 459 pages
Isbn
9780791416884
Lccn
92040319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27109178
  • (OCoLC)ocm27109178
Label
Today's woman in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma ; introduction by Katherine K. Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboriginal women's religion / Diane Bell -- Women in Hinduism / Katherine K. Young -- Women in Buddhism / Nancy Schuster Barnes -- Women, the state, and religion today in the People's Republic of China / Miriam Levering -- Women and Chinese religion in contemporary Taiwan / Barbara Reed -- Today's Jewish women / Denise L. Carmody -- Christianity and women in the modern world / Rosemary R. Ruether -- Women in Islam / Jane I. Smith -- Studying women and religion / Rita M. Gross
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 459 pages
Isbn
9780791416884
Lccn
92040319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27109178
  • (OCoLC)ocm27109178

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