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Studies in Women and Religion

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Studies in Women and Religion is a series designed to serve the needs of established scholars in this new area, whose scholarship may not conform tot he parameters of more traditional series with respect to content, perspective, and/or methodology. The series will also endeavour to promote scholarship on women and religion by assisting new scholars in developing publishable manuscripts. Studies published in this series will reflect the wide range of disciplines in which the subject of women and religion is currently being studies, as well as the diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches that characterize contemporary women's studies. Books in English published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

For more information, please contact WLU Press Senior Editor Siobhan McMenemy

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Canadian Women Shaping Diasporic Religious Identities

This collection of essays explores how women from a variety of religious and cultural communities have contributed to the richly textured, pluralistic society of Canada. Focusing on women’s religiosity, ...

Catholic Sexual Theology and Adolescent Girls

This book explores the intersection in contemporary Western culture of Catholic sexual theology and adolescent female developmental and sexual experiences. The voices of adolescent females, so long silent ...

Rage and Resistance

On December 6, 1989, a man armed with a semi-automatic rifle entered an engineering school in Montreal and murdered fourteen women before killing himself. Responses to what has come to be known as “The ...

Canadian Methodist Women, 1766-1925

Canadian Methodist women, like women of all religious traditions, have expressed their faith in accordance with their denominational heritage. Canadian Methodist Women, 1766-1925: Marys, Marthas, Mothers ...

Linking Sexuality and Gender

Why did it take so long for the United Church of Canada to respond to violence against women?

Tracy J. Trothen looks at the United Church as a uniquely Canadian institution, and explores how it has approached ...

Women in God’s Army

The early Salvation Army professed its commitment to sexual equality in ministry and leadership. In fact, its founding constitution proclaimed women had the right to preach and hold any office in the ...

Clothed in Integrity

Barbara Paleczny, herself a daughter of garment workers, tugs at the threads of homeworking in the garment industry to reveal a low-wage strategy that rends the fabric of social integrity and exposes ...

Obedience, Suspicion and the Gospel of Mark

How do our social, political and religious commitments influence our interpretation of biblical texts? Are obedience and suspicion necessarily opposite ways to respond to the authority of the Bible? Can ...

Voices and Echoes

“Every time we raise our voices, we hear echoes.” Jo-Anne Elder, from the Foreword

 

Through short stories, journal entries and poetry, the women in Voices and Echoes explore the changing landscape ...

Profiles of Anabaptist Women

During the upheavals of the Reformation, one of the most significant of the radical Protestant movements emerged — that of the Anabaptist movement. Profiles of Anabaptist Women provides lively, well-researched ...