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Women’s History and Religious Innovation

Ann Braude

in Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198798071
eISBN:
9780191839344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798071.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scholars agree in discerning discrepancies between men and women in discussions of secularization, yet often base such discussions on relatively shallow social survey data about individual piety. ... More


Epilogue

Lori Meeks

in Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833947
eISBN:
9780824870737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833947.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This epilogue reflects upon the place of Hokkeji and its medieval restoration in the wider history of women's religiosity in premodern Japan. The story of Hokkeji's medieval restoration offers clear ... More


Gendering Generation

Abby Day

in The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

Several theories seek to make sense of women’s religiosity, usually to explain why women seem to be more religious than men. This chapter reviews common theses (biology, deprivation, risk profile, ... More


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