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    DescriptionImportant for a general audience interested in women and religion, this book should be especially valuable to scholars in the fields of feminist theology, comparative religion and interfaith studies. Based on the premise that women's struggles to have their voices heard are shared throughout the monotheisms, these essays offer new insights into the traditions of three religions during the past century. Six scholars engage in dialogue with their own faith communities, reflecting on their scripture and theology in order to understand the process by which women have been constrained within the patriarchal teachings of the religion. Looking at texts long utilized to keep women within boundaries, they open up the scriptures and traditions to a feminist interpretation of the historical teachings of their faiths.


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    Title
    Daughters of Abraham
    Subtitle
    Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Edited by John L. Esposito, Foreword by Karen Armstrong
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780813025940
    ISBN 10: 081302594X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: JFFK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.4
    BIC subject category V2: HRAC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    DC22: 291
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLCPR
    BISAC V2.8: SOC010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 291.178344
    Thema V1.0: QRAC, JBSF11
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    notes, bibliog , index
    Publisher
    University Press of Florida
    Imprint name
    University Press of Florida
    Publication date
    09 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Florida
    Author Information
    Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is professor of history and of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations at Georgetown University. John L. Esposito is professor of religion and international affairs and professor of Islamic studies at Georgetown University.
    Review quote
    "Indispensable for those seeking to understand feminist theology. Jewish, Christian, and Muslim women share the historical reality of having been silent partners in their own traditions. By bringing their stories together, Daughters of Abraham suggests that they can forge a future characterized by mutual support based on a common bond." - Tamara Sonn, College of William and Mary
    Table of contents
    Women, Religion and Empowerment, John L. Esposito; Settling at Beer-lahai-roi, Amy-Jill Levine; Hearing Hannah's Voice - the Jewish Feminist Challenge and Ritual Innovation, Leila Gal Berner; The Influence of Feminism on Christianity, Alice L. Laffey; Christian Feminist Theology - History and Future, Rosemary Radford Ruether; Hagar - an Historical Model for "Gender Jihad", Hibba Abugideiri; Rethinking Women and Islam, Amira El-Azhary Sonbol.