women and religion
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
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.
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.
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.