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  1. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800–1940

    Edited by Sue Morgan, Jacqueline de Vries

    This volume is the first comprehensive overview of women, gender and religious change in modern Britain spanning from the evangelical revival of the early 1800s to interwar debates over women’s roles and ministry. This collection of pieces by key scholars combines cross-disciplinary insights from...

    Published May 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sin or Salvation

    Implications for Psychotherapy

    Edited by Amy Mahoney, Oliva M. Espin

    When in therapy, women inevitably present both sexual and spiritual issues of importance. However, there has yet to be brought forth an integrating approach to women’s sexuality and spirituality. The book fills this gap, integrating these two diverse yet connected aspects of therapy. This...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Doing Contextual Theology

    By Angie Pears

    Christian theology, like all forms of knowledge, thinking and practice, arises from and is influenced by the context in which it is done. In Doing Contextual Theology, Angie Pears demonstrates the radically contextual nature of Christian theology by focusing on five forms of liberation...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Women and Religion

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Monotheism

    A theology of multiplicity

    By Laurel Schneider

    Laurel Schneider takes the reader on a vivid journey from the origins of "the logic of the One" - only recently dubbed monotheism - through to the modern day, where monotheism has increasingly failed to adequately address spiritual, scientific, and ethical experiences in the changing world. In Part...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East

    The Veil in the Looking Glass

    By J Dianne Garner, Linn Prentis

    Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering forceInternationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  8. A Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion

    Love Letters to the Church

    By Donald G Hanway

    Encourage the Church to address the gift of human sexuality—how to view it, how to deal with it, and how it relates to spiritualityA Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion: Love Letters to the Church challenges traditional church teachings that brand homosexuality as immoral, using pertinent...

    Published July 12th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Sex and the Sacred

    Gay Identity and Spiritual Growth

    By Daniel A Helminiak

    A down-to-earth look at the spiritual power of sexSex and the Sacred examines the spiritual dimension of human sexuality in a way that is free of religious affiliation but still open to traditional religion and belief in God. Dr. Daniel Helminiak, author of the best-selling What the Bible Really...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Sons of the Church

    The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men

    By Thomas B Stevenson

    The book that can help you reconcile being both gay and CatholicSons of the Church: The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men spotlights testimonials from over thirty gay Catholic men to answer the question, “How can you be gay and Catholic?” Dr. Thomas B. Stevenson, who received degrees from...

    Published February 26th 2006 by Routledge