Remembering Conquest: Feminist/womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence
Nantawan Boonprasat-Lewis, Marie M. Fortune
Haworth Pastoral Press, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 91 pages
Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence addresses the issue of sexual violence against women from feminist and womanist theological perspectives. Taken from proceedings of a panel discussion at the 1998 annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, this informative book offers sociologists, clergy, and women an examination of how negative stereotypes in society are derived from Christian perspectives and other religions. Exploring abuse against Native American, African- American, Filipino, and Thai women, Remembering Conquest will help you recognize the combination of issues that lead to violence against women. Thorough and compelling, this valuable book will urge you to advocate for change in how religious groups interpret women so that religion can provide a moral and ethical source of equality for women instead of a social barrier.This intelligent book will help you understand the changes that need to be made as you read about numerous atrocities, including:
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