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Women’s Roles

Lucille Michaels

in Children of Jesus and Mary: The Order of Christ Sophia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378443
eISBN:
9780199869701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378443.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the roles of women in the Holy Order of MANS and in the Order of Christ Sophia (OCS) and offers a model for understanding the relationships among gender roles, gender qualities, ... More


Channelizing Feminine Energy through Representations of Goddess(es)

Jaya Tyagi

in Contestation and Compliance: Retrieving Women's 'Agency' from Puranic Traditions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451821
eISBN:
9780199084593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451821.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter explains why there is need to study the goddess tradition in the Puranic texts as they reveal the manner in which gender ideology extends to perceptions related to the ‘divine feminine’. ... More


When a Goddess Dies: Worshipping Ma Anandamayi after Her Death

Orianne Aymard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368617
eISBN:
9780199368648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368617.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Calling on concepts of religious experiences and institutionalization, this book explores the devotional movement of the enduring religious figure, Ānandamayī Mā, through the compelling question of ... More


Mother God

Terryl L. Givens

in Wrestling the Angel: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199794928
eISBN:
9780199378432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794928.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Christian tradition, with a few exceptions, finds no place in its theological history for a female component to the Trinity. (Shakers, Quakers, and Unitarians challenge traditional formulations.) ... More


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