Women in the World's Religions

Every one of us emerged from our mothers. But that, in the birth sense, isn’t what most of us remember and cherish most about our moms. It’s our emerging into the development of a self that is far more important. That’s...
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by Audrey Kitagawa This article was originally published in "Learning in the Light: Multicultural Communication and Asian American Women", edited by Elizabeth Nakaeda Kunimoto, Ph.D. and by Light of Awareness . The...
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by Janaan Hashim I have a new-found respect for Muslim women who look nothing like me, but share the common thread of faith. The media has painted them in a negative, oppressed manner; one in which they must be “freed”...
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by Heather Greene Originally published on March 11, 2015 in The Wild Hunt In the U.S., March is national Women’s History Month, and Sunday was International Women’s Day . Around the world, individuals and organizations...
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by Ven. Dr. Dhammananda Bhikkhuni Buddhism is one of the major world religions, and one of its strong characteristics is self-reliance. Buddhism frees itself from the Brahmanistic background of its time by breaking from...
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by Ven. Dr. Dhammananda Bhikkhuni / Prof. Dr. Chatsumarn Kabilsingh New Zealand, December 5-8, 2008 In this globalized world when news gets across from this end of the world to the other end within a matter of minutes,...
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by Dr. Rosemary Radford Ruether In a recent visit to an American college, a male student told me confidently that “feminism is over” because women had achieved equality everywhere. Unfortunately this is far from the...
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