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Women, Ordination, and a Buddhist Perspective: A Violation of Rights?

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1. Title Title of document Women, Ordination, and a Buddhist Perspective: A Violation of Rights? -
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Carola Roloff; University of Hamburg; Germany
3. Subject Discipline(s) Religious Studies
4. Subject Keyword(s) Buddhism; women’s ordination; women’s human rights; gender equality; gender justice
5. Subject Subject classification BL1-50
6. Description Abstract Taking women’s ordination—a main gender issue debated in Buddhism—as an example, I reason why discrimination against women in religion not only violates women’s human rights but also basic Buddhist principles such as non-violence. I question whether from a Buddhist perspective religion and rights are two mutually exclusive terms, and then discuss two areas of tension: a tension between religious and secular law, on the one hand, and a tension between religious freedom and gender equality, on the other. Based on this, I analyse how the dynamics of these areas of tension and gender issues could become a driving force for interreligious dialogue and for dialogue between religions and secular societies.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd.
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 20-Dec-2017
10. Type Status & genre "Peer-reviewed articles"
11. Type Type Article
12. Format File format PDF
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/rsth.35158
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Religious Studies and Theology; Vol 36, No 2 (2017)
16. Language English=en en
17. Relation Supp. Files Section: Articles
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) Global,
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