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Women, Religion, and the Gift: An Abundance of Riches

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Women, Religion, and the Gift: An Abundance of Riches - Joy, Morny (Editor)
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This book introduces the special dynamics of women and their close relationships with the gift in both past and contemporary religious settings. Written from a cross-cultural perspective, it challenges depictions of women's roles in religion where they have been relegated to compliance with specifically designated gendered attributes. The different chapters contest the resultant stereotypes that deny women agency. Each chapter describes women as engaged in an aspect of religion, from that of ritual specialists, to ...

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Women, Religion, and the Gift: An Abundance of Riches 2018, Springer, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319827551

Trade paperback

Women, Religion, and the Gift: An Abundance of Riches 2016, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319431888

Hardcover