The Encyclopedia of girls and faith in North the US harvests the culmination of 25 years of scholarship at the historical past and present country of women’s non secular event in North the US. the results of a five-year venture led by way of Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether and funded via the Lilly Endowment and the Henry Luce beginning, the encyclopedia marshals the abilities of greater than one hundred fifty students to provide the main entire and updated description and research of ladies and faith in North the United States. The encyclopedia is interreligious, interracial, and multicultural and is geared toward a vast common audience.

Instead of hundreds and hundreds of brief entries, this encyclopedia beneficial properties greater than a hundred forty five longer essays that permit significant subject matters to be constructed extra totally. The articles specialise in associations, pursuits, and ideas. The authors weave biographical sketches into their articles to offer them a extra own and humanizing caliber, and to acknowledge the ladies liable for the profits revamped the centuries. The essays show that neither the tale of ladies nor the tale of faith in North the US might be appropriately instructed except the spiritual adventure of girls is built-in into the heart of women’s and spiritual history.

These well-illustrated volumes can be a vital reference for all of these drawn to the position of girls in North America’s brilliant and intricate non secular life.

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