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Women Saints in World Religions
Women Saints in World Religions (September 2000)
Arvind Sharma - Editor

Presents stories and commentaries on women saints from the Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish, Islamic, and Christian traditions.

Women Saints in World Religions deepens our understanding of the concept of sainthood, brings to light original material, and presents the first comparative analysis of female sainthood. Using original sources, previously unavailable in English, the book describes the lives of figures considered "saintly...(Read More)
 
 
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (October 1999)
Volume V
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

The Annual Review of Women in World Religions represents a polymethodic, interdisciplinary, and multitraditional approach to the study of women and religion, emphasizes the comparative dimension, and establishes a dialogue between the humanities and the social sciences. In this volume, contributors examine the concept of immanence in a wide variety of theological and cultural contexts.

Volume V includes the following contributions: ...(Read More)
 
 
Feminism and World Religions
Feminism and World Religions (December 1998)
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

CHOICE 1999 Outstanding Academic Book
Addressing religion and feminism on a global scale, this unprecedented book contains a nuanced and fine-tuned treatment of seven of the world's religions from a feminist perspective by leading women scholars. Feminism and World Religions contains chapters on Hinduism by Vasudha Narayanan, Buddhism by Rita M. Gross, Confucianism by Terry Woo, Taoism by Karen McLaughlin and Eva Wong, Judaism by E...(Read More)
 
 
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (July 1996)
Volume IV
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

This forum discusses secularism, fundamentalism, feminism, and other contemporary trends impacting on women and religion.

This polymethodic, interdisciplinary, and multitraditional approach to the study of women and religion emphasizes the comparative dimension and establishes a dialogue between the humanities and the social sciences.

Volume IV includes the following contributions: Our Mother R...(Read More)
 
 
The Little Clay Cart
The Little Clay Cart (January 1994)
An English Translation of the Mrcchakatika of Sudraka as adapted for the stage by A.L. Basham
Arvind Sharma - Editor

"This is one of the best Sanskrit plays and it is known very widely. Basham's excellent adaptation makes the play more accessible in English than any previous rendering I know. It takes the Sanskrit play closer to where an English speaking person can empathize with its characters and present it on the stage. The Sanskrit original has a great deal of variation of diction among its different characters according to their high and low status, and wheth...(Read More)
 
 
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (December 1993)
Volume III
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

Just as a mirror captures a large area within its small limit, this journal reflects the otherwise far-ranging and far-reaching phenomena that are categorized as "women and religion." The Annual Review of Women in World Religions has been conceived as a forum for the latest historical and anthropological research on women in all religions. It is also a form for discussion of contemporary trends, such as the influence of secularism, fundament...(Read More)
 
 
Today's Woman in World Religions
Today's Woman in World Religions (November 1993)
Arvind Sharma - Editor

This book examines how the women's movement is affecting traditional religions and civilizations throughout the world. It reviews cases of global impact in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Australian aboriginal religion. This volume completes the trilogy devoted to women in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma. The second book in the series is entitled Religion and Women. The present work sur...(Read More)
 
 
Religion and Women
Religion and Women (November 1993)
Arvind Sharma - Editor

This book discusses the position of women in the Native American, African, Shinto, Jaina, Zoroastrian, Sikh, and Baha'i faiths for the first time in a single volume, and evolves a conceptual framework within which their positions could be comprehensively considered. The contributing scholars provide an enlarged database for a more thorough discussion of the questions pertaining to women and religion in general, and simultaneously advance the theor...(Read More)
 
 
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (November 1992)
Volume II. Heroic Women
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

This journal is polymethodic, interdisciplinary, and multitraditional in its approach to the study of women and religion. It emphasizes the comparative dimension and establishes a dialogue between the humanities and the social sciences.

This volume, Heroic Women, contains essays by Katherine Hansen, Fan Pen Chen, Sheila McDonough, Nalini Devdas, Marcia K. Hermansen, representing a broad range of academic circles.
 
 
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions (October 1991)
Volume I
Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor

This annual encourages the exploration of horizons and perspectives in women's studies not possible otherwise. It is not confined in scope to the traditional religions--it also includes new religious movements within its scope, while at the same time providing an outlet for specialized studies on women in traditional religions to reach a wider audience. It thus incorporates both the traditional and contemporary dimension.

This work grew out...(Read More)
 
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