Table of contents for The encyclopedia of women and religion in North America / Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether, editors ; Marie Cantlon, managing editor.

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Introductory Essay: Integrating the Worlds of Women's Religious Experience in North 
America, Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether
Part I. Approaches to the Study of Women and Religion
Women and Religion: Methods of Study and Reflection, Rita M. Gross 
Religions and Modern Feminism, Ann Braude
Gender and Social Roles, Susan Hill Lindley
North American Women Interpret Scripture, J. Shannon Clarkson and Letty M. 
Women's Religious Imagination, Mary Farrell Bednarowski
Social Ethics, Women, and Religion, Marilyn J. Legge
The Psychology of Women's Religious Experience, Ann Belford Ulanov
Women's Spiritual Biography and Autobiography, Rosemary Skinner Keller
Part II. Women in Indigenous and African Traditions
Native American Creation Stories, Laura Adams Weaver
Native American Women and Christianity, Kim Stone
American Indian Boarding Schools, Andrea Smith
Appropriation of Native American Religious Traditions, Andrea Smith
Religious Exchange in Aframerindian Life, Patrick Neal Minges
Women in African Caribbean Religious Traditions, Dianne M. Stewart
Part III. Catholicism
Women in North American Catholicism, Rosemary Radford Ruether	
Religious Women in Colonial Mexico, Kathleen Ann Myers
Godmothers and Goddaughters: Catholic Women in Colonial New France and New 
England, Lisa J. M. Poirier	
American Catholic Women, 1820-1900: From the Jacksonian Period to the Progressive 
Era, Holly Folk
African American Catholic Women, Cecilia A. Moore
Latina Popular Catholicism, Jeanette Rodriguez
Asian and Pacific American Catholic Women, Jocelyn M. Eclarin Azada
American Catholic Women, 1900-1965, Debra Campbell
American Catholic Women since Vatican Council II, Mary Jo Weaver
Determined Builders, Powerful Voices: Women and Catholicism in Nineteenth- and 
Twentieth-Century Quebec and Canada, Carolyn Sharp
Part IV. Protestantism
Colonial Period
	Women and Protestantism in Colonial New England, Rebecca Larson
	Protestant Women in the Mid-Atlantic Colonies, Alison Duncan Hirsch
	Southern Colonial Protestant Women, Cynthia Lynn Lyerly
	Protestantism in British North America (Canada), Marilyn Färdig Whiteley
Denominational Traditions
	Women and African American Denominations, Sandy Dwayne Martin
	Women of Anabaptist Traditions, Marlene Epp
	Women in the American Episcopal Church, Fredrica Harris Thompsett
	Women in the Anglican Church in Canada, Sharon Anne Cook
	Baptist Women, Carolyn D. Blevins
	Christian Church/Disciples of Christ Tradition and Women, Loretta M. Long
	Women and Lutheranism, Mary Todd
	Methodist Women, Jean Miller Schmidt and Sara J. Myers
	Quaker Women in North America, Mary Van Vleck Garman
	Women in Reformed Churches, Rebecca Button Prichard
	Presbyterian Women in America, Lois A. Boyd
	Women in the United Church of Canada, Phyllis D. Airhart
	Women in the United Church of Christ, Barbara Brown Zikmund
	Women in the Unitarian Universalist Movement, Cynthia Grant Tucker
Evangelical Protestantism
	Women in Pentecostalism, Edith Blumhofer
	Women in the Salvation Army, Diane Winston
	Revivalism, Priscilla Pope-Levison
	Holiness Movements, Nancy A. Hardesty
	The Sanctified Church(es), Cheryl Townsend Gilkes
	Fundamentalism, Margaret L. Bendroth
	America's Evangelical Women: More than Wives and Mothers--Reformers, 
Ministers, and Leaders, Jane Harris
	The Charismatic Movement, R. Marie Griffith
	Euro-American Evangelical Feminism, Reta Halteman Finger and S. Sue 
Hispanic Protestantism
	U.S. Latina Evangélicas, Elizabeth Conde-Frazier and Loida I. Martell Otero
	Race and Gender in Latina Experience, Teresa Ch vez Sauceda
	Hispanic Pentecostal Women, Gastón Espinosa
Asian Protestantism
	Asian Pacific American Protestant Women, Rita Nakashima Brock and Nami 
Part V. Women in Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Traditions
Women in Orthodox Christian Traditions, Demetra Velisarios Jaquet
Oriental Orthodox Traditions and the Armenian Church, Barbara J. Merguerian
An Orthodox Perspective on Feminist Theology, Valerie A. Karras
Part VI. Judaism
Reform Judaism, Karla Goldman
Tradition and Change--Finding the Right Balance: Conservative and Reconstructionist 
Judaism, Shuly Rubin Schwartz
Orthodox Jewish Women in America: Diversity, Challenges, and Coming of Age, Blu 
Jewish Women and Ritual, Hasia R. Diner
Jewish Law and Gender, Norma Baumel Joseph
Anti-Semitism, Riv-Ellen Prell
Part VII. Islam
Islam, Women, and the Struggle for Identity in North America, Yvonne Yazbeck 
African American Muslim Women, Aminah Beverly McCloud
Women, Islam, and Mosques, Ingrid Mattson
Women's Issues in American Islam, Jane I. Smith
Part VIII. Asian Religions
	Origins of Buddhism in North America, Lori Pierce
	Women and Zen Buddhisms: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese, 
Miriam Levering and Grace Jill Schireson
	The Way of the Elders: Theravada Buddhism, including the Vipassana 
Movement, Sandy Boucher
	Tibetan Buddhism, Amy Lavine
	Hinduism in North America: Emerging Issues, Vasudha Narayanan
	New Hindu Movements, Kathleen M. Erndl
Chinese Religions
	Religions of Chinese Immigrant Communities and Chinese Religions Practiced in 
North America by Non-Chinese People, Vivian-Lee Nyitray
Japanese Religions
	Religions of Japanese Immigrants and Japanese American Communities, Ruth 
M. Tabrah
	Women and Jainism in North America, Anne Vallely
	Sikh Women in North America, Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh
Part IX. Newer Religious Movements
Women in Communitarian Societies, Rosemary Radford Ruether
Mormon Women, Claudia L. Bushman
Women in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rita M. Lester
Vodou, Spiritism, and Santería: Hybridity and Identity in Caribbean Religions, Carlos F. 
Christian Science, Sarah Gardner Cunningham
Clara Evans Muhammad: Pioneering Social Activism in the Original Nation of Islam, 
Debra Mubashir Majeed
Theosophy, New Thought, and New Age Movements, Catherine Wessinger, Dell 
deChant, and William Michael Ashcraft	
Spiritualism, Cathy Gutierrez
Women in the North American Baha'i Community, Sandra Hutchinson and Richard 
Women in New Religious Movements since the 1960s, Susan J. Palmer
Women in Jewish Renewal, Reena Sigman Friedman
Ancient Matriarchies in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Feminist Thought, Cynthia 
Women in the Wiccan Religion and Contemporary Paganism, Selena Fox
Part X. Multidenominational Movements
	The Deaconess Movement, Cynthia A. Jurisson
Missionary Movement
	Protestant Women Missionaries: Foreign and Home, Dana L. Robert
	American Catholic Women Missionaries, 1870-2000, Angelyn Dries
Women's Societies
	Leadership and Community Building in Protestant Women's Organizations, 
Rosemary Skinner Keller
	"Lifting as We Climb": National Association of Colored Women 
(NACW)/National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Marcia Y. Riggs
Religious Education
	Women and Catechetics in the Roman Catholic Tradition, Mary L. Putrow
	Catholic Women's Colleges in the United States, Tracy Schier 
	Conservative Christian Strategies in Education, James C. Carper and Brian D. 
	Women and Jewish Education, David E. Kaufman 
	Protestant Sunday Schools and Religious Education, Virginia Lieson Brereton
	Protestant Women's Colleges in the United States, Kathleen S. Hurty 
	Women in Theological Education, Jeanne P. McLean
	When Women Enter the Classroom: Theory, Theology, and Teaching, Barbara J. 
The Ordination Movement
	The Protestant Women's Ordination Movement, Barbara Brown Zikmund
	The Women's Ordination Movement in the Roman Catholic Church, Maureen 
Fiedler and Dolly Pomerleau
	Jewish Women's Ordination, Pamela S. Nadell
	Protestant Female Preaching in the United States, Catherine A. Brekus
Music and the Arts
	Women Hymn Writers, Edith Blumhofer
	African American Hymnody, Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan
	Women's Novels and Religion, 1780-1900, Diane Capitani
	Women, Religion, and American Film, Judith Weisenfeld
Part XI. Women, Religion, and Social Reform
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Protestant Social Reform Movements in the United 
States, Carolyn DeSwarte Gifford
Antislavery, Abolitionism, Anna M. Speicher
Women and Peace Movements in North America, Valarie Ziegler
The Settlement House Movement, Eleanor J. Stebner
The Social Gospel, Susan Hill Lindley
Women and Garveyism, Anthea D. Butler
The Civil Rights Movement, Rosetta E. Ross
Engaged Buddhist Women, Judith Simmer-Brown
Women's Freedom and Reproductive Rights: The Core Fear of Patriarchy, Frances 
Ecofeminism, Heather Eaton
Jewish Women's Service Organizations, Dianne Ashton
Abundant Life for All: The Young Women's Christian Association, Janine M. 
Women and Religion in the Borderlands, Daisy L. Machado
Turning Off the Taps: Public Policy in Canada, Lois M. Wilson
The Public Leadership of Women of Faith: Entrepreneurs, Social Alchemists, and 
Bearers of Religion in the World, Katharine R. Henderson
Part XII. Women-Centered Theology
Womanist Theology, Emilie M. Townes
Euro-American Feminist Theology, Lucy Tatman
Hispanic Women's Theologies
	Las Hermanas: Latinas and Religious/Political Activism, Lara Medina
	Mujerista Theology, Ada María Isasi-Díaz
	Latina Roman Catholic Theologies, Nancy Pineda-Madrid
Rebirth of the Religion of the Goddess, Carol P. Christ
Buddhist Women's Issues in Contemporary North American Buddhism, Rita M. Gross
Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Religion, Mary E. Hunt
Jewish Feminism, Judith Plaskow
The Case for Native Liberation Theology, Andrea Smith
Part XIII. Contemporary Women's Issues in Religion
Women-Church, Mary E. Hunt
New Feminist Ritual, Janet Walton
Women and Healing in North America, Susan M. Setta
Women in Protestant Church Societies and Bureaucracies, Susan M. Hartmann
Plural Religious Identities and Households, Rita DasGupta Sherma
Women's Contributions to Jewish-Christian Relations, Mary C. Boys
Canadian Women's Religious Issues, Tracy J. Trothen
Inclusive Language, Susan Thistlewaite
The New Religious Right, Laura R. Olson
Sexuality and the Black Church, Kelly Brown Douglas
Girlfriend Theology: Adolescent Girls and Faith Communities, Dori Grinenko Baker

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women and religion -- North America -- Encyclopedias.
Women -- Religious life -- North America -- Encyclopedias.
Women -- Religious aspects -- North America -- Encyclopedias.