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The Return of the Goddess

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the early 1970s, sectors of the new women's movement, seeking a feminist spirituality, began to reclaim the ideas of original matriarchy and the primacy of a female deity. Two books published in ... More


The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Catherine A. Brekus (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

More than a generation after the rise of women's history alongside the feminist movement, it is still difficult, observes the author of this book, to locate women in histories of American religion. ... More


A Rattlesnake in the House: The Beginning of the controversy

Elizabeth H. Flowers

in Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

At the conclusion of the 1978 Consultation on Women in Church-Related Vocations, women felt hope for their future in ordained ministry as the Woman's Missionary Union was coming to their side and the ... More


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