September 2019 Academic & Specialist Bristol University Press

Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era edited by Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Consuelo Corradi

Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era
edited by Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Consuelo Corradi


Paperback | Sep 2019 | Policy Press | 9781447336402 | 256pp | 234x156mm | RFB | AUD$64.99, NZD$79.99

This edited collection provides interdisciplinary, global, and multi-religious perspectives on the relationship between women’s identities, religion, and social change in the contemporary world. The book discusses the experiences and positions of women, and particular groups of women, to understand patterns of religiosity and religious change. It also addresses the current and future challenges posed by women’s changes to religion in different parts of the world and among different religious traditions and practices.

The contributors address a diverse range of themes and issues including the attitudes of different religions to gender equality; how women construct their identity through religious activity; whether women have opportunity to influence religious doctrine; and the impact of migration on the religious lives of both women and men.