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Religion and Spirituality

Center of Concern : Women, Religion and Spirituality

The "World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995" brought the issue of religion and spirituality into focus. The Global Women's project works toward a transformed world and faith tradition. This site describes some aspects of the transformation project.

Women's Studies in religion : a multicultural reader

by Bagley, Kate and Kathleen McIntosh, editors
( Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2007)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 458 .W667 2007
The dissenting reader : feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible

by Davies, Eryl W.
( Ashgate, 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BS 1199 .W7 D38 2003
On the cutting edge : the study of women in biblical worlds : essays in honor of Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

by Schaberg, Jane, Alice Bach anfd Esther Fuchs, editors
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BS 521.4 .O5 2004
That we may be mutually encouraged : feminism and the new perspective in Pauline studies

by Ehrensperger, Kathy
( T & T Clark International, 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BS 2650.52 .E39 2004
Comfortable with uncertainty : 108 teachings

by Chodron, Pema
( Shambhala, 2002)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 7805 .C485 2002
Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist goddess of compassion

by Boucher, Sandy
( Beacon, 1999)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 4710 .A84 U623 1999
Reflections on a mountain lake : teachings on practical Buddhism

by Palmo, Venerable Tenzin
( Snow Lion, 2002)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 992 .E6 T46 2002
Soaring and settling : Buddhist perspectives on contemporary social and religious issues

by Gross, Rita M.
( Continuum, 1998)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 4570 .S6 G76 1998
Women of the way : discovering 2,500 years of Buddhist wisdom.

by Tisdale, Sallie
( Harper, 2006)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 850 .T57 2006
Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's women : tradition, revision, renewal

by Findly, Ellison Banks
( Wisdom, 2000)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BQ 4570 .W6 W66 2000

CATHOLICISM

Aquinas, feminism, and the common good

by DeCrane, Susanne M.
( 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: B 105 .P4 D43 2004
Catholic and feminist : the surprising history of the American Catholic feminist movement

by Henold, Mary J.
( University of North Carolina Press, 2008)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 1406.3 .H46 2008
Catholic voices on Beijing : a call for social justice for women
    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BV 639 .W7 C37 2000
The church women want : Catholic women in dialogue

by Johnson, Elizabeth

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 2347.8 .W6 C487 2002
Globalization, gender and religion : the politics of women's rights in Catholic and Muslim contexts
    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1236.G54 2001
Good Catholic girls : how women are leading the fight to change the church

by Bonavoglia, Angela
( ReganBooks, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 1746 .B623 2005
The papal "No" : a comprehensive guide to the Vatican's rejection of women's ordination

by Halter, Deborah

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 1912.2 .H35 2004
Sisters: Catholic nuns and the making of America

by Fialka, John J.

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 4220 .U6 F53 2004
Taking back the truth: confronting Papal power and the religious right

by Manning, Joanna

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 2347 .W6 M364 2002
When women become priests : the Catholic women's ordination debate

by Raab, Kelley A.

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BV 676 .R33 2000
Women in Catholic higher education : border work, living experiences, and social justice

by Hesse-Biber, Sharlene, editor
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: LC 1756 .W6594 2003
Hindu views on God and gender

Wikipedia

This site on Hindu views of God and gender includes Smarta and Advaita; Vishnu and Shiva; Shakti; Ardhangini: the cornerstone of relationships; other Indian religions; and links to other relevant sites.

Hinduism, Hare Krishna, Homosexualty

Gay and Lesbian Vaishvana Association, Inc.

This site provides information and support for GLBTI Vaishnavas and Hindus. It includes articles, spiritual literature, third sex literature, perspectives and more.

Hindu bioethics for the twenty-first century

by Cromwell, Crawford S.
( State University of New York, 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: QH 332 .C73 2003
She comes to take her rights : Indian women, property, and propriety

by Srimati, Basu
( State University of New York, 1999)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1236.5 .I4 B375 1999
Suttee; a historical and philosophical enquiry into the Hindu rite of widow-burning

by Thompson, Edward
( Allen & Unwin, 1928)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: GT 3276 .T54
Believing in women in Islam: unreading patriarchal interpretation of the qur' an

by Barlas, Asma

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BP 173.4 .B35 2002
The cultural roots of American Islamicism

by Marr, Timothy
( Cambridge, 2006)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: E 164 .M37 2006
Islam, gender, & social change

by Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck and John Esposito, editors
( Oxford University, 1998)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BP 173.4 .I73 1998
Muslim women actists in North America : speaking for ourselves

by Bullock, Katherine, editor
( University of Texas)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1170 .M8472 2005
Me & the mosque [DVD]

by Nawaz, Zarqa, author and director
( National Film Board of Canada, c2005)
Format: DVD

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BP 173.4 .M4 2005
Progressive Muslims : on justice, gender and pluralism

by Omid Safi, editor
( 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BP 161.3 .P763 2003
The Qur'an, women, and modern society

by Engineer, Asgharail
( New Dawn, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1170 .E548 2005
Standing alone in Mecca: an American women's struggle for the soul of Islam

by Nomani, Asra Q.

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BP 187.3 .N65 2005
Veiled courage: inside the Afghan women's resistance

by Bernard, Cheryl with Edith Schlaffer

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1236.5 .A3 B45 2002
Women and gender in Islam : historical roots of a modern debate

by Ahmed, Leila
( Yale University, 1992)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1784 .A67 1992

JUDAISM

Daughters of Abraham: feminist thought in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

by Haddad, Yvonne Y. and John Esposito, editors

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 D38 2000
Engendering Judaism : an inclusive theology and ethics.

by Adler, Rachel
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 A29 1998
Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism

by Ross, Tamar
( Brandeis University, 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 R67 2004
The female face of God in Auschhhwitz : a Jewish feminist theology of the Holocaust

by Raphael, Melissa
( Routledge, 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 645 .H6 R37 2003
Feminist perspectives on Jewish studies

by Davidman, Lynn & Shelly Tenenbaum, editors
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 F45 1994
ReVisions : seeing Torah through a feminist lens

by Goldstein, Elyse
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BS 1199 .W7 G67 1998
Women and the Jewish law : the essential texts, their history, and their relevance for today

by Biale, Rachel
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 B53 1995
Women of the wall [VHS Videorecording]

by Lederman, Faye, producer/director
( 1999)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 W672 1999
Women of the wall : claiming sacred ground at Judaism's holy site

by Chesler, Phyllis and Rivka Haut, editors
( 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BM 729 .W6 W67 2003
American shaman: an odyssey of global healing traditions

by Kottler, Jeffrey A.

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BF 1598 .K43 K68 2004
Contemporary paganism: minority religions in a majoritarian America

by Barner-Barry, Carol

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BF 1573 .B37 2005
Evolutionary witchcraft

by Coyle, T. Thorn

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BF 1571 .C69 2004
In the wake of the goddesses : women, culture, and the biblical transformation of pagan myth

by Frymer-Kensky, Tikva
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 473.5 .F78 1993
Language of the goddess : unearthing the hidden symbols of western civilization

by Gimbutas, Marija
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 473.5 .G55 1989
Living goddesses

by Gimbutas, Marija and Miriam R. Dexter
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: GN 803 .G57 1999
Rebirth of the goddess : finding meaning in feminist spirtuality

by Christ, Carol P.
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 625.7 .C47 1997
Restoring the goddess : equal rites for modern women

by Walker, Barbara G.
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 473.5 .W355 2000
Twilight goddess : spiritual feminism and feminine spirituality

by Cleary, Thomas and Sartaz Aziz
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 325 .F4 C54 2000
The woman in the shaman's body : reclaiming the feminine in religion

by Tedlock, Barbara
( Bantam Books, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 2370 .S5 T43 2005
Women & goddess traditions in antiquity & today

by King, Karen L., editor
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 458 .W563 1997
Back talk! : women leaders changing the church

by Willhauck, Susan
( Pilgrim, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BV 652.1 .W489 2005
Bodies in question : gender, religion, text

by Bird, Darlene, editor
( Ashgate, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BT 83.55 .B564 2005
The character of our communities : toward an ethic of liberation for the Church

by Albrecht, Gloria H. (UDM Faculty)
( UDM Faculty Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BT 738 .A418 1995
Gender, ethnicity, and religion: views from the other side

by Ruether, Rosemary Radford, editor

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BT 738 .G375 2002
Godly women : fundamentalism & female power

by Brasher, Brenda E.
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BV 639 .W7 B68 1998
Her voice, her faith : women speak on world religions

by Sharma, Arvind and Katherine Young, editors
( Westview, 2002)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 458 .H45 2002
A history of women and ordination

by Raming, Ida
( Scarecrow, 2004-)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BV 676 .R3613 2002
Hitting home : feminist ethics, women's work, and the betrayal of family values

by Albrecht, Gloria H. (UDM Faculty)
( UDM Faculty Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 1381 .A44 2002
Introducing womanist theology

by Mitchem, Stephanie Y. (former UDM Faculty)
( UDM Faculty Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BT 83.9 .M58 2002
Priestess, mother, sacred sister : religions dominated by women

by Sered, Susan Starr
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 458 .S45 1994
Rave culture and religion

by St. John, Graham, editor

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HQ 796 .R3683 2004
Transforming the faiths of our fathers : women who changed American religion

by Braude, Ann, editor
( Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 72 .T73 2004
What men owe to women : men's voices from world religions

by Raines, John C. and Daniel Maguire, editors
( State University of New York, 2001)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 458.W47 2001
Wise women : over two thousand years of spiritual writing by women

by Cahill, Susan
( Core Book)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 45 .W55 1996
Women and twentieth-century Protestantism

by Bendroth, Margaret L., Virginia L. Vrereton, editors
( University of Illinois, 2002)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 4817 .W65 2002
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