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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

Bagley, Kate and Kathleen McIntosh, editors. (Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2007)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 458 .W667 2007

The dissenting reader : feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible

Davies, Eryl W.. (Ashgate, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
BS 1199 .W7 D38 2003

On the cutting edge : the study of women in biblical worlds : essays in honor of Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

Schaberg, Jane, Alice Bach anfd Esther Fuchs, editors. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BS 521.4 .O5 2004

That we may be mutually encouraged : feminism and the new perspective in Pauline studies

Ehrensperger, Kathy. (T & T Clark International, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
BS 2650.52 .E39 2004

Comfortable with uncertainty : 108 teachings

Chodron, Pema. (Shambhala, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 7805 .C485 2002

Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist goddess of compassion

Boucher, Sandy. (Beacon, 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 4710 .A84 U623 1999

Reflections on a mountain lake : teachings on practical Buddhism

Palmo, Venerable Tenzin. (Snow Lion, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 992 .E6 T46 2002

Soaring and settling : Buddhist perspectives on contemporary social and religious issues

Gross, Rita M.. (Continuum, 1998)
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BQ 4570 .S6 G76 1998

Women of the way : discovering 2,500 years of Buddhist wisdom.

Tisdale, Sallie. (Harper, 2006)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 850 .T57 2006

Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's women : tradition, revision, renewal

Findly, Ellison Banks. (Wisdom, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 4570 .W6 W66 2000

Aquinas, feminism, and the common good

DeCrane, Susanne M.. (2004)
McNichols Campus Library
B 105 .P4 D43 2004

Catholic and feminist : the surprising history of the American Catholic feminist movement

Henold, Mary J.. (University of North Carolina Press, 2008)
McNichols Campus Library
BX 1406.3 .H46 2008

Catholic voices on Beijing : a call for social justice for women

McNichols Campus Library
BV 639 .W7 C37 2000

The church women want : Catholic women in dialogue

Johnson, Elizabeth.
McNichols Campus Library
BX 2347.8 .W6 C487 2002

Good Catholic girls : how women are leading the fight to change the church

Bonavoglia, Angela. (ReganBooks, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
BX 1746 .B623 2005

The papal "No" : a comprehensive guide to the Vatican's rejection of women's ordination

Halter, Deborah.
McNichols Campus Library
BX 1912.2 .H35 2004

Sisters: Catholic nuns and the making of America

Fialka, John J..
McNichols Campus Library
BX 4220 .U6 F53 2004

Taking back the truth: confronting Papal power and the religious right

Manning, Joanna.
McNichols Campus Library
BX 2347 .W6 M364 2002

When women become priests : the Catholic women's ordination debate

Raab, Kelley A..
McNichols Campus Library
BV 676 .R33 2000

Women in Catholic higher education : border work, living experiences, and social justice

Hesse-Biber, Sharlene, editor. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
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

Cromwell, Crawford S.. (State University of New York, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
QH 332 .C73 2003

She comes to take her rights : Indian women, property, and propriety

Srimati, Basu. (State University of New York, 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 1236.5 .I4 B375 1999

Suttee; a historical and philosophical enquiry into the Hindu rite of widow-burning

Thompson, Edward. (Allen & Unwin, 1928)
McNichols Campus Library
GT 3276 .T54

Believing in women in Islam: unreading patriarchal interpretation of the qur' an

Barlas, Asma.
McNichols Campus Library
BP 173.4 .B35 2002

The cultural roots of American Islamicism

Marr, Timothy. (Cambridge, 2006)
McNichols Campus Library
E 164 .M37 2006

Islam, gender, & social change

Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck and John Esposito, editors. (Oxford University, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
BP 173.4 .I73 1998

Muslim women actists in North America : speaking for ourselves

Bullock, Katherine, editor. (University of Texas)
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HQ 1170 .M8472 2005

Me & the mosque [DVD]

Nawaz, Zarqa, author and director. (National Film Board of Canada, c2005)
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BP 173.4 .M4 2005

Progressive Muslims : on justice, gender and pluralism

Omid Safi, editor. (2003)
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BP 161.3 .P763 2003

The Qur'an, women, and modern society

Engineer, Asgharail. (New Dawn, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 1170 .E548 2005

Standing alone in Mecca: an American women's struggle for the soul of Islam

Nomani, Asra Q..
McNichols Campus Library
BP 187.3 .N65 2005

Veiled courage: inside the Afghan women's resistance

Bernard, Cheryl with Edith Schlaffer.
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 1236.5 .A3 B45 2002

Women and gender in Islam : historical roots of a modern debate

Ahmed, Leila. (Yale University, 1992)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 1784 .A67 1992

JUDAISM

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

Haddad, Yvonne Y. and John Esposito, editors.
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 D38 2000

Engendering Judaism : an inclusive theology and ethics.

Adler, Rachel. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 A29 1998

Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism

Ross, Tamar. (Brandeis University, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 R67 2004

The female face of God in Auschhhwitz : a Jewish feminist theology of the Holocaust

Raphael, Melissa. (Routledge, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 645 .H6 R37 2003

Feminist perspectives on Jewish studies

Davidman, Lynn & Shelly Tenenbaum, editors. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 F45 1994

ReVisions : seeing Torah through a feminist lens

Goldstein, Elyse. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BS 1199 .W7 G67 1998

Women and the Jewish law : the essential texts, their history, and their relevance for today

Biale, Rachel. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 B53 1995

Women of the wall [VHS Videorecording]

Lederman, Faye, producer/director. (1999)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 W672 1999

Women of the wall : claiming sacred ground at Judaism's holy site

Chesler, Phyllis and Rivka Haut, editors. (2003)
McNichols Campus Library
BM 729 .W6 W67 2003

American shaman: an odyssey of global healing traditions

Kottler, Jeffrey A..
McNichols Campus Library
BF 1598 .K43 K68 2004

Contemporary paganism: minority religions in a majoritarian America

Barner-Barry, Carol.
McNichols Campus Library
BF 1573 .B37 2005

Evolutionary witchcraft

Coyle, T. Thorn.
McNichols Campus Library
BF 1571 .C69 2004

In the wake of the goddesses : women, culture, and the biblical transformation of pagan myth

Frymer-Kensky, Tikva. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 473.5 .F78 1993

Language of the goddess : unearthing the hidden symbols of western civilization

Gimbutas, Marija. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 473.5 .G55 1989

Living goddesses

Gimbutas, Marija and Miriam R. Dexter. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
GN 803 .G57 1999

Rebirth of the goddess : finding meaning in feminist spirtuality

Christ, Carol P.. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 625.7 .C47 1997

Restoring the goddess : equal rites for modern women

Walker, Barbara G.. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 473.5 .W355 2000

Twilight goddess : spiritual feminism and feminine spirituality

Cleary, Thomas and Sartaz Aziz. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 325 .F4 C54 2000

The woman in the shaman's body : reclaiming the feminine in religion

Tedlock, Barbara. (Bantam Books, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 2370 .S5 T43 2005

Women & goddess traditions in antiquity & today

King, Karen L., editor. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 458 .W563 1997

Back talk! : women leaders changing the church

Willhauck, Susan. (Pilgrim, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
BV 652.1 .W489 2005

Bodies in question : gender, religion, text

Bird, Darlene, editor. (Ashgate, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
BT 83.55 .B564 2005

The character of our communities : toward an ethic of liberation for the Church

Albrecht, Gloria H. (UDM Faculty). (UDM Faculty Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BT 738 .A418 1995

Gender, ethnicity, and religion: views from the other side

Ruether, Rosemary Radford, editor.
McNichols Campus Library
BT 738 .G375 2002

Godly women : fundamentalism & female power

Brasher, Brenda E.. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BV 639 .W7 B68 1998

Her voice, her faith : women speak on world religions

Sharma, Arvind and Katherine Young, editors. (Westview, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 458 .H45 2002

A history of women and ordination

Raming, Ida. (Scarecrow, 2004-)
McNichols Campus Library
BV 676 .R3613 2002

Hitting home : feminist ethics, women's work, and the betrayal of family values

Albrecht, Gloria H. (UDM Faculty). (UDM Faculty Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 1381 .A44 2002

Introducing womanist theology

Mitchem, Stephanie Y. (former UDM Faculty). (UDM Faculty Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BT 83.9 .M58 2002

Priestess, mother, sacred sister : religions dominated by women

Sered, Susan Starr. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 458 .S45 1994

Rave culture and religion

St. John, Graham, editor.
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 796 .R3683 2004

Transforming the faiths of our fathers : women who changed American religion

Braude, Ann, editor. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 72 .T73 2004

What men owe to women : men's voices from world religions

Raines, John C. and Daniel Maguire, editors. (State University of New York, 2001)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 458.W47 2001

Wise women : over two thousand years of spiritual writing by women

Cahill, Susan. (Core Book)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 45 .W55 1996

Women and twentieth-century Protestantism

Bendroth, Margaret L., Virginia L. Vrereton, editors. (University of Illinois, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
BX 4817 .W65 2002

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