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Women and Religion in Global Perspective

Description:
An introduction to the varieties of ways in which women inhabit, challenge, reject, and/or flourish within major religious traditions in the world today. In Part One of the course, students gain literacy in religious traditions, focusing on dimensions that bear on women. In Part Two, students will choose two issues to research (e.g., womens religious leadership; the sacred feminine; covering/veiling; women and sex; women and sacred scriptures; marriage/polygamy, comparing how women in different religions engage with that issue. RELSTY 274L and WOST 274L are the same course.

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