2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Mar 20, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

REL 1140 - Women and Religion: Witches, Vixens, and Rebels

Goals: To introduce religious expressions of women and their role in religion; to analyze the roles religion plays in women’s lives; to explore ways women influence as well as rethink religious traditions and shape them.

Content: Cross-cultural examination of how religions function in women’s lives and the leadership roles women take in religion; analysis of gender structures in religion; and examination of such concepts as spirituality, community, authority, relationship, and images of the divine. The specific religious traditions and the cultural contexts of the women may vary in different years.

Taught: Alternate years

Credits: 4