Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion

Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion

  • Publish Date: 1998-11-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
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Viewing standard material from a fresh perspective, and presenting new and innovative research by current scholars as well as the work of female religious scholars of the past, the Encyclopedias 600 articles place all aspects of religious thought and experience in a new light. Major themes explored include comparative study of issues such as mythology, ordination and afterlife; wide ranging perspectives including Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and others; relationship of religion to study of art, literature, and science; historical perspectives on religions both new and prehistoric; biographies of religious leaders and scholars; methods and theories for study of women in religion. Two volumes

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