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Women"s Leadership in Marginal Religions

EXPLORATIONS OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM

by Catherine Wessinger

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women And Religion (General),
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Leadership,
  • Religion / General,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • United States,
  • Women and religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9468985M
    ISBN 100252020251
    ISBN 109780252020254

      While the assumptions which have been held by mainstream religious groups on these topics appear to be linked to the absence of female leadership, certain marginal religious movements have taken positions which seem to have a positive relation to leadership roles for women. These marginal groups are characterized by (1) a perception of the Cited by:   This consolidated response highlights the impact of religious norms and religion on women’s political participation. The response also describes women’s participation in religious institutions and religious political parties, as well as women’s resistance to religious limitations to their political participation.


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In Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions, historians, folklorists, and theologians explore what factors within these groups support women's religious leadership. The religions examined are Shakerism, Pentecostalism, Spiritualism, Christian Science, the Theosophical movement, New Thought, Unity, Hindu, and Buddhist groups, African-American Spiritual churches in New Orleans, the feminist spirituality movement, the Women-Church movement among Roman Catholic women Author: Catherine Wessinger.

Marginal religions in the United States have been supportive of women taking leadership roles at least since the nineteenth century. In Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions, historians, folklorists, and theologians explore what factors within these groups support women's religious leadership/5(5).

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Marginal religions in the United States have been supportive of women taking leadership roles at least since the nineteenth century. In Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions, historians, folklorists, and theologians explore what factors within these groups support women's religious leadership.

The religions examined are Shakerism, Pentecostalism, Spiritualism, Christian Science, the Theosophical.

Generally, the authors believe that marginal religious groups are more supportive of the idea of female leadership than are the mainstream traditions. This characterization holds true even for many of the groups where leadership, in actual practice, changed from reliance on a Womens Leadership in Marginal Religions book charismatic founding mothers into a male hierarchy.

It provides human stories that document the fact that this dream of gender equality in the world of religion in being realized. In fact, the acceptance of women leaders in religion appears to have reached a "tipping point" in many faith traditions. Gender equality has become an accepted norm, culturally and : Maureen Fiedler.

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It is personal, powerful, and revealing and thereby true to how we women live and : Staff Guide. Many churches, including many of the largest denominations in the United States, such as the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of Jesus Christ Womens Leadership in Marginal Religions book Latter-day Saints (LDS) and the Southern Baptist Convention, do not allow women to be ordained or hold top church leadership positions.

In Author: Aleksandra Sandstrom. In the last couple of weeks, there has been much debate regarding the “created order” and “the Fall” in Genesisand how they relate to women preaching, teaching, and leading in the church according to the apostle has really taken center stage are not Paul’s words themselves, but rather a position being articulated by some that comes from a singular interpretation Author: Eric Womens Leadership in Marginal Religions book.

Much work has been done on women religious leaders, such as Catherine Wessinger’s Women’s Leadership in Marginal Religions: Explorations Outside the Mainstream (University of Illinois, ), yet the academic discipline of leadership studies is both fairly recent and also growing actively, both in secular and religious institutions.

For example, Liberty University and Regent. In Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions, historians, folklorists, and theologians explore what factors within these groups support women's religious leadership. The religions examined are Shakerism, Pentecostalism, Spiritualism, Christian Science.

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Catherine Wessinger, Urbana: University of. Religion and gender inequality: The status of women in the societies of world religions Kamila KLINGOROVÁ a *, Tomáš HAVLÍČEK a Abstract The status of women in society is very diverse worldwide. Among many important traits associated with the differentiation of gender inequality is religion, which itself must be regarded as a fluid concept File Size: KB.

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The Roles for Women Although later pushed to the side, women in early Christian communities often owned the 'house churches' where congregations gathered to worship.

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To equip, encourage, challenge, and unite women who exercise leadership gifts in church ministry. is building a community of women with leadership gifts who can challenge and Missing: Marginal Religions. These councils sit below several layers of leadership groups reserved for men.

The role of women in the conservative religion, officially named The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been a subject of debate for many years, with some members pushing for more equality and increased visibility for women.

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By Abu Amina Elias. In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful. It is permissible for a woman to be an authority and leader in any position for which she is qualified, although some positions are specific only to men such as the position of prayer leader and supreme commander of the armed forces.

It is incorrectly claimed by some people that women can have no authority in Islam because. Notes [1] The evidence for women’s greater religious commitment is now extensive, and is summarised in Argyle and Beit-Hallahmi (), Francis () and Walter and Davie ().

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Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of argument presented for and against women’s leadership in religions. One is based in history, the other in ideas about gender. This scriptural exaltation of women’s equality only makes the actual condition of women in our society more questionable—and the attitudes of many male religious leaders on the subject more suspect.

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Catherine Wessinger (/ ˈ w ɛ s ɪ ŋ ər /) is an American religion is the Rev. James Yamauchi, S.J. Professor of the History of Religions at Loyola University New Orleans where she teaches religious studies with a main research focus on millennialism, new religions, women and religion and religions of ger is co-general editor of Nova Religio: The Journal of.

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The Okinawa women did not have an easy route achieving their leadership roles. Many individuals were against the idea of women in charge, but they survived.This scholarship has produced research focused on ebook leadership in marginal religions (Wessinger ), women’s leadership in mainstream denominational traditions (Wessinger )—and other topics (e.g., Chaves ; Nesbitt ; Schmidt ; Zikmund, Lummis, and Chang ).

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