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Women and religion

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Women and religion

The study of women and religion typically examines the role of women within particular religious faiths, and religious doctrines relating to gender, gender roles, and particular women in religious history.

See also

External links

  • Spots of Light: Women in the Holocaust | Faith from an exhibition by Yad Vashem
  • Women in Religion section of American Academy of Religion
  • Sociologyofreligion.net has a useful bibliography on this topic from the point of view of the social sciences


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