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Vol 29, No 2 (2016)

Women and Religious Authority

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Special Issue: This issue was edited by Kathleen McPhillips

Table of Contents


Women and Religious Authority: Contesting Gender and Power in Faith Traditions PDF
Kathleen McPhillips 131-133


Contested Feminisms: Women’s Religious Leadership and the Politics of Contemporary Western Feminism PDF
Kathleen McPhillips 134-149
‘This is the age of women’: Legitimizing Female Authority in Contemporary Turkish Sufism PDF
Anna Neubauer 150-166
Progressive Islam and Women’s Religious Leadership: Analysing the Emergence of New Models of Shared Authority PDF
Lisa Worthington 167-181
Creating Communities of Justice and Peace: Sacramentality and Public Catholicism in the United States PDF
Rosemary P. Carbine 182-202

Book Reviews

Svetlana Peshkova, Women, Islam, and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014, pp. viii + 352, ISBN: 978-0- 8156-3373-0 (Hbk) PDF
Lisa Worthington 203-204
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Into the Heart of Life. New York: Snow Lion Publications, 2011, pp. x + 200, ISBN: 978-1559393744 (Pbk). PDF
Diane Cousins 205-206
Francesca Aran Murphy, Balázs M. Mezei, and Kenneth Oakes, Illuminating Faith: An Invitation to Theology. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015, pp. 176, ISBN: 9780567656063 (Pbk). PDF
Jamie Thrams 207-208
Lawrence A. Babb, Understanding Jainism. Edinburgh and London: Dunedin Academic Press, 2015, pp. xv + 182, ISBN: 978-1-78046-535-7 (Pbk). PDF
Carole Cusack 209-210
Peter Sloterdijk, Stress and Freedom, trans. Wieland Hoban. Cambridge: Polity, 2015, pp. 50, ISBN: 9780745699295 (Pbk). PDF
Chris Hartney 211-212
Sherry Fohr, Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015, pp. xii+158, ISBN: 978-1-4411-5116-2 (Pbk). PDF
Melanie Barbato 213-214

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