Religious and Theological
Perspectives on Women

Articles in The Way, an international journal of contemporary Christian spirituality, published by the British Jesuits
The Children of Sarah, Hagar and Mary: A Feminist Perspective on Judaism, Islam and Christianity Oscar Momanyi
Mysticism and Feminism in Seventeenth-Century England Sarah Apetrei
Battered Hearts and the Trinity of Compassion: Women, the Cross and Kenosis Mark L. Yenson
Embodying God's Life: Women and Spirituality Regina Bechtle
Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey Fatima Bernard
Women--Meeting in Faith Barbara Butler
The Message of Beijing: Challenge to the Church Joan Chittister
Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey Vedamani Epsibai
Women and Spirituality: A Latin American Perspective Ivone Gebara
What Have the Popes Said About Women, For Heaven's Sake? Richard Leonard
Making Meaning, Makinf Pleasure: Women and Television Gaye W. Ortiz
Women and Apartheid: Collective Trauma and Social Reconstruction Tina Sideris
A Challenge for Jesuits Paula Terroni
Faith Walkers: Dalit Women's Spiritual Journey Arul Mary
Remembering Who We Are: Women and Ritual Lizette Larson-Miller
'The Virtuous Woman': New Wine and Old Wineskins Elizabeth A. Dreyer
Woman-Body, Man-Body: Knowing God Wendy M. Wright
Women's Contribution to Contemporary Spirituality Ursula King
Love's Labours Unlost: Women and the Word Calre Amos
Attending and Tending Anne Primavesi
Love's Labours Unlost: Women and the Word Calre Amos
Reclaiming the Truth of Women's Lives: Women and Spirituality Regina Bechtle
Women's Images of God and Prayer Jill Robson
Bonding: The Critical Praxis of Feminism Margaret Galiardi
The Power of Images Monica Furlong
Female Beyond the Signs Joan Faber
Authority and Paternalism Jack Dominian

Articles in Theological Studies, a quarterly journal of theology published by the Jesuits of the United States and Canada
"Burlando al Opresor": Mocking/Tricking the Oppressor: Dreams and Hopes of Hispanas/Latinas and "Mujeristas" Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz
"Let women not despair": Rabanus Maurus on Women as Prophets Marie Anne Mayeski
Lonergan and Feminism Cynthia S.W. Crysdale
God, Male and Female in the Old Testament: Yahweh and His "Asherah" Mark S. Smith
The Incomprehensibility of God and the Image of God Male and Female Elizabeth A. Johnson
The Current Status of Women Cross-culturally: Changes and Persisting Barriers Constantina Safilios-Rothschild
Home and Work: Women's Roles and the Transformation of Values Rosemary Radford Ruether
Roles of Women in the Fourth Gospel Raymond E. Brown
Women and Religion: A Survey of Significant Literature, 1965-1974 Anne E. Patrick

Articles from the Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research
The Book of the Hebrews Revisited: Implications of the Theology of Hebrews for Gender Equality Ruth Hoppin
Aquinas on Women John Wijngaards
Patristic Elements Towards a Theological Anthropology of Woman as a Human Being and as Woman in Her Difference from Man Dr. Constantinos Yokarinis
The Rehabilitation of Eve in the De institutione uirginis of Ambrose of Milan Kim E. Power
Of Godly Men And Medicine: Ancient Biology and the Christian Fathers on the Nature of Woman Kim E. Power
The Legitimation of the Abuse of Women in Christianity Dr. Mary Ann Rossi
Eve: the Mother of All Living Anne Baring
Eve in Christian Culture Anne Baring
Where Can We Find Her? Searching for Women's Identity in the New Church Marie-Eloise Rosenblatt, ed
After Eve: Women, Theology and the Christian Tradition Janet Martin Soskice, ed
Female Blood: The Ancient Taboo and its Christian Consequences Uta Ranke-Heinemann
Reclaiming Women's Part in Redeeming Mary Grey
The Patriarchal Way of Relating Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
Freedom from Stereotypes Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
Woman seen as a 'problem' and as 'solution' in the theological anthropoloqy of the Early Fathers: Considering the Consequences Dr. Marie-Henry Keane O.P.
Divine Power Made Perfect in Weakness: St. Hildegard on the Frail Sex Barbara Newman
Rabbinacal Tradition on the Role of Women Hayim G. Perelmuter
Christology and Feminism: Can a Male Saviour Save Women ? Rosemary Radford Ruether
What Became of God the Mother? Conflicting Images of God in Early Christianity Elaine H. Pagels
The Role of Women in Judaism Jonathan Sacks
The Role of Women according to Jesus and the Early Church Robert J. Karris, O.F.M.
Woman, Human and Ecclesial? M. Nadine Foley
Male Clericalism and the Dread of Women Rosemary Radford Ruether
Woman in Christian Tradition George H.Tavard

Articles in the Ave Maria Law Review
"The Feminine Vocation" in Pope John Paul II's Mulieris Dignitatem Mary Timothy Prokes, F.S.E
Learning from Mary: The Feminine Vocation and American Law Elizabeth R. Schiltz
A Disordered View of Manhood and Its Effect on the Idea of Womanhood Ernest Caparros
A Commentary on Ephesians 5 and Headship Lisa Lickona

Articles in SSRN, composed of a number of specialized research networks
Mulieris Dignitatem, Ephesians 5, and Domestic Violence: Grounding International Women's Human Rights Joseph Isanga
The Challenges of Opening a Dialogue between Catholic and Secular Feminist Legal Theorists Susan J. Stabile
Can Secular Feminists and Catholic Feminists Work Together to Ease the Conflict between Work and Family? Susan J. Stabile
Motherhood and the Mission: What Catholic Law Schools Could Learn from Harvard about Women Elizabeth Rose Schiltz

Articles in Cross Currents
In Pain and Sorrow: Childbirth, Incarnation, and the Suffering of Women Colleen Carpenter Cullinan
What Went Wrong? Feminism and Freedom from the Prison of Gender Roles Rita M. Gross
Moses / Jesus / Women: Does the New Testament Offer a Feminist Message? Esther Fuchs
Women Transformed: The Ending of Mark in the Beginning of Wisdom - Mark's Gospels Marie Sabin
The African Experience of God through the Eyes of an Akan Woman Mercy Amba Oduyoye

Articles in Judaism
Women Rabbis: A Novel Idea David J. Zucker
Insiders or Outsiders: Women and Rabbinic Literature Dvora Weisberg
The Lonely Woman of Faith Shira Wolosky
Feminism and Judaism: Women, Tradition, and the Women's Movement Joel B. Wolowelsky
Midrash, Bible, and Women's Voices Norma Rosen
The Creation of Adam as Hermaphrodite - and Its Implications for Feminist Theology Azila Talit Reisenberger

Articles in Word & World, a quarterly journal of theology, published by the faculty of Luther Seminary
Women and Ecology in Shona Religion Isabel Mukonyora
Between Rhetoric and Reality: Women and Men as Equal Partners Herbert Anderson
The Paternal Face and the Maternal Mind of Yahweh Erhard S. Gerstenberger
Feminism Come of Age Mary Hull Mohr
Light Shines in the Darkness and the Darkness Has Not Overcome Her: Women and Wisdom Amy C. Tolpingrud
Androgyny and Beyond Roland Martinson
Women in the Workplace Penelope Washbourn
Contemporary Feminism and Christian Doctrine of the Human Patricia Wilson-Kastner

Articles in the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies
Chinese Women and the Family: The Christian Perspective Theresa Kung, Si-mi
Chinese Women and the Family: The Buddhist Perspective Josephine Leo Fung-ming
Chinese Women and the Family: The Confucian Perspective Eva Man Kit-wah
Chinese Women and the Family: Discussion and Responses Cynthia R. Chapman
Christianity and Women in Japan Yamaguchi Satoko

Articles in Spirituality Today, a journal of the Chicago Dominican province
The Beguines: Feminine Piety Derailed Marygrace Peters, O.P.
The Women of the Gospel of Mark and Contemporary Women's Spirituality Mitzi Minor
Feminism and Spirituality Catherina Halkes
Teresa, Feminism, and the Humanity of Christ Vilma Seelaus

Articles in SIDIC Periodical, a journal of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion
Women of the Bible Editors of SIDIC Periodical
A Feminist Perspective on the Jewish Woman Lucy Y. Steinitz
Christian Tradition on Women Sandra M. Schneiders
The God of Rebakah Piet Van Boxel
Women in the New Testament Constance F. Parvey
Women in the Talmud Judith Hauptman

Articles in Thinking Faith, the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain
Relative Violence: on power and the place of women Julie Stacey
'Woman, who are you looking for?' Brian Purfield
Mary Ward: Then and Now Gemma Simmonds CJ

Articles in Church Life Journal, a journal of the McGrath Institute for Church Life
Reclaiming a Lost Vision of the Rights of Women Erika Bachiochi
Can the Feminine Speak? Abigail Favale
Approaching a Theology of Womanhood Through the Door of Empathy Carolyn Pirtle

Articles in Lumen et Vita, the student academic journal of the School of Theology and Ministry (STM) at Boston College
The Female Standard: Evaluating Cultural Expectations for Women in Scripture and Politics Laura Tringali Sobieski
Dis-membering and Re-membering: The Eucharist and the Suffering of Women Megan Loumagne
Suffering Our Way to Salvation: Ivone Gebara, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, and the Adequacy of the Cross as a Symbol for Women Amy Chapman

Articles from Verbum et Ecclesia, an international, South African open-access, peer reviewed and accredited, online journal
A public pastoral assessment of the interplay between 'she was created inferior' and cultural perceptions of women by Christian men in Zimbabwe as accessory to gender-based violence Vhumani Magezi, Peter Manzanga
The fight against gender-based violence: A missional nurturing of people of peace Kasebwe T. Kabongo

Articles from the Berkeley Forum, an online platform for public scholarship and informed commentary at the intersection of religion and world affairs
Women, Development, and Catholic Social Thought Thomas Banchoff
Which Equality? Margaret Harper McCarthy

Articles from Oikonomia
How Women's Traits Are Going to Dissolve the Dark Clouds over the World Diletta Pasqualotto
Women: Both Recipients and Givers of Solidarity Olena Komisarenko

Articles from
Ghanain Christian Woman, Part 1 Janet Moore M.Div.
Ghanain Christian Woman, Part 2

Articles from the Wesley Journal
Two Women Speaking "Woman": Stategic Essentialism of Irigaray and Palmer Diane Leclerc
Women In Ministry: A Biblical Vision Sharon Clark Pearson
The Ministry of Mary Lee Cagle: A Study in Women's History and Religion Stan Ingersol

Articles from God's Word to Women
Jesus Was a Feminist Leonard Swidler
Articles on Women in the Christian Church From God's Word to Women

Articles from other sources
The Nature of Woman in Relation to Man: Genesis 1 and 2 through the Lens of the Metaphysical Anthropology of Aquinas Deborah Savage
Fearful Tension: The Salem Witch Trials Connor Thomson
A Different Battle: Asian Women's Leadership Kristine Meneses
Another Pro-Life Movement is Possible Emily Reimer-Barry
Women want power to imagine and name God Elizabeth Dodson Gray
Mulieris Dignitatem Twenty Years Later: An Overview of the Document and Challenges Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M
The Pendulum Is Never Static: Jesus Sira to Jesus Christ on Women in the Light of Judith, Susanna and LXX Esther Pierre Jordaan
Liberating Domesticity: Women and the Home in Orthodox Judaism and Latin American Pentecostalism Jonathan L. Friedmann
The Biblical Exegesis of Headship: A Challenge to Patriarchal Understanding That Impinges on Women's Rights in the Church and Society E Baloyi
Women's Work: A Lutheran Feminist Perspective Marie A. Failinger
Imago Dei and Sexual Difference Janet Martin Soskice
Africas Women: A Journey of Hope Marta D. Bennett
My Soul Magnifies God: Women's Ways of Prayer Kerrie Hide
Fulfilling Femininity and Transcending the Flesh: Traditional Religious Beliefs and Gender Ideals in Popular Women's Magazines Michelle Lelwica
The Dignity and Mission of Women: The Anthropological and Theological Foundations Bishop Angelo Scola
Women in the Church in the New Millennium Sister Sharon Euart, RSM, page 250
Anti-Judaism in Religious Feminist Writing: Scapegoating on Patriarchy Distorts Theology Louise and Mark Zwick
The Religious Wounding of Women Patricia Reilly
The Defective Male: What Aquinas Really Said Michael Nolan
Is God A Woman? Gayle S. Myers
God and Feminism John B. Cobb, Jr.
An Annotated Bibliography of the New Testament Teaching about Women C. E. Cerling, Jr.
Woman Catholic Encyclopedia
Rights of Woman Jewish Encyclopedia
Atitude of the Jesuits in the Trials for Witchcraft Robert Schwickerath, SJ., page 475
The Old Faith and the New Woman George Tyrrell, S.J., page 630

Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters
Global Women's Project
The Status of Women in the Bible and in Early Christianity Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Friends (Quakers) and Women Bill Samuel
Women in Buddhism
Feminist Interpretations of Certain Bible Passages
God Language and Feminist Christology A website that argues for gender inclusive language. It includes these pages: Feminist Midrash -- Gnosticism, Christianity, and Sophia -- God vs. Goddess
Religion: Quaker Women
What Is the Status of Women in Islam?
Women and Religion

Companion page: Women in the Church

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