Transforming the Faiths of Our Fathers Women Who Changed American Religion

ISBN-10: 1403964602
ISBN-13: 9781403964601
Edition: 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 6/19/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

n the past, books on feminism in the 1960s and 1970s have excluded women in religion entirely. This void is filled with a new collection that details the stories of sixteen prominent women leaders in religious communities who actively fought to change society's views of women in religious realms. Letty Cottin Pogrebin, co-founder of Ms.; Elisabeth Schssler Fiorenza, feminist Biblical scholar; Carol P. Christ, leader of the Goddess movement; Riffat Hassan, Muslim feminist theolo-gian; and many more share their heroic stories and shed light on issues of faith, feminism, struggles, and triumphs. This com-- pelling compilation of spiritual journeys is essential for any-one inter-ested in the religious lives of women in the United States.

Ann Braude teaches at the Harvard Divinity School and is co-editor of Roots of Bitterness: Documents in the Social History of American Women.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Lois Miriam Wilson: first woman moderator of the United Church of Canada
Letty Cottin Pogrebin: cofounder, Ms. magazine
Azizah al-Hibri: founder, Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
Virginia Ramey Mollenkott: founding member, Evangelical Women's Caucus
Rosemary Radford Ruether: Catholic feminist theologian
Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz: Latina feminist theologian
Carol P. Christ: leader of the Goddess movement
Delores S. Williams: womanist theologian
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza: feminist biblical scholar
Margaret M. Toscano: cofounder, Mormon Women's Forum
Riffat Hassan: Muslim feminist theologian
Vicki Noble: co-creator, Motherpeace Tarot
Charlotte Bunch: president, Center for Women's Global Leadership
Judith Plaskow: Difference and Power/The Power of Difference
Nadine Foley historian of the Adrian Dominican Congregation
Blu Greenberg founding president, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
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