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An advanced study of the role of women in religion, focusing on the methods of determining the significance of gender in religious life, sacred texts, symbols, rituals and/or beliefs. Thus, for example, Islamic traditions maintain that Jesus was a prophet whose revealed book was the Christian New Testament, and that later Christians distorted the original scripture and inserted into it the claim that Jesus was the son of God. Teaching responsibilities will include Religion in a Global Context and Islamic Traditions, as well as upper level courses in their areas of specialization.

Pages: 195

Publisher: Perseus Books; First edition. edition (November 1992)

ISBN: 0201608839

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