Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion

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ABC-CLIO, 1998 - Religion - 466 pages
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Want to start an argument? Just raise the issue of women and their role in religion: Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jew, pagan, atheist. From abortion to ordination, no theological issue is more fraught with controversy, and for three centuries American women have been at the heart of the debate.

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Historian Benowitz has defined religion broadly, including not just well-established denominations but also "groups that some might consider quasi-religious, such as witches and ecofeminists." Each ... Read full review

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Benowitz is a historian specializing in the role of women in the United States and is an adjunct history instructor at Keiser College

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