Mary Louise Meadow – Speaking of feminists in religion

July 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Anyone hoping to understand women’s lives needs to attend to the extent to which religion has not only reflected basic cultural assumptions about gender but has also helped shape, alter and reinforce those assumptions. The study of women in religion gives us access to women’s interior lives and how women have understood themselves, their social context and their world. Religious institutions historically have been a major sphere of women’s activities, second perhaps only to the domestic sphere itself.

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