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The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
Volume II. Heroic Women
The Annual Review of Women in World Religions
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Arvind Sharma - Editor
Katherine K. Young - Editor
Price: $40.50 
Hardcover - 168 pages
Release Date: November 1992
ISBN10: 0-7914-1611-9
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1611-2

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Price: $26.95 
Paperback - 168 pages
Release Date: October 1992
ISBN10: 0-7914-1612-7
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1612-9

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Summary

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.


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Table of Contents

Kathryn Hansen
Heoric Modes of Women in Indian Myth, Ritual and History: The Tapasvini and the Virangana

Nalini Devdas
Mother India, Mother Goddess and Militancy in Neo-Hinduism: The Role of Sister Nivedita

Fan Pen Chen
Female Warriors, Magic and the Supernatural in Traditional Chinese Novels

M. K. Hermansen
The Female Hero in the Islamic Religious Tradition

Sheila McDonough
Florence Nightingale: A Study in Heroic Altruism



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