women and religion

Roughly 97 million more women than men are religiously affiliated.
The book aims to "inspire the next generation of women," says editor Miriam Robbins Dexter.
Women-centered spiritual groups are challenging gender norms and bringing healing to participants.
"The traditions themselves are not oppressive. It’s the interpretations that are."
(RNS) Seventh-day Adventists voted Wednesday (July 8) not to allow their regional church bodies to ordain women pastors. The
We can teach our children there's a time and place for cocktail or beach attire without shaming girls for their bodies. And we need to teach and show boys that a girl's attire or presence at a party doesn't mean she's fair game.
However, sociology professor Fenggang Yang, director of the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University, said
Men have run the world for a long time. We can easily see where this unbalanced and abusive gender dominance, including "manly Christianity," has gotten us. It is ugly and destructive. It is beyond time to bring women to the table at both local and high, global levels for peace and security.
Women of faith are increasingly seeking to elect those who commit to the betterment of women's lives and recognition of our contributions, cherished freedoms and autonomy.
Shortly after his election, Francis called for a new theology of women, saying that "it is necessary to broaden the opportunities for a stronger presence of women in the church." To date, the church hasn't gotten the memo.
March marks Women's History Month, a time to celebrate and critically assess the ways in which women's rights have and have
Ever since the Boston marathon bombings, the question I hear most often is "why would a Western-educated individual become so radicalized?" While everyone's path is unique, I wanted to share my journey, albeit from a female perspective, to help make sense of what has led -- for some -- to senseless acts of violence.
The play was written in 1665, it belongs to tragedies, but essentially is an epic work of 1548 Alexandrine verses which, as
However, in the dawn of the third millennium, it was unthinkable to talk about women's abuse in a period where the parity
While I don't entirely consider myself an atheist, I was thoroughly impressed with the caliber of speakers and activists in the atheist community. I realized how important the atheist movement is to challenging systematic ideologies in the political, social, economic and religious realm.