Posts tagged "feminism"
In the News: Wax, Wits, William James, and more!

In the News: Wax, Wits, William James, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Saints, Slavery, Celibacy, and more!

In the News: Saints, Slavery, Celibacy, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
The Patient Body: Impossible Purity

The Patient Body: Impossible Purity

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
In the News: Apps, Apologies, Apocalypse and more!

In the News: Apps, Apologies, Apocalypse and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
Trust Black Women: God is Change

Trust Black Women: God is Change

The fourth installment in a series of articles that Laura McTighe is writing for The Revealer about issues at the intersection of race and religion.
In the News: Satanism, Sacred Music, Shasta Seekers, and more!

In the News: Satanism, Sacred Music, Shasta Seekers, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Pamela Gellar, Prophesy, PEN, and more!

In the News: Pamela Gellar, Prophesy, PEN, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Daily Links: Unscrupulous Scribes

Daily Links: Unscrupulous Scribes

Orientalism, feminism, sexism, hedonism and beauty.

Let’s Get Radical: a review of The Light In Her Eyes

by Rachel Riederer It’s difficult for me to conceive of the memorization of scripture as even a mildly progressive act, let alone a radical one. But The Light in Her Eyes...sets out to prove that it is.

Women, Orthodoxy and the Public Square

Amy Levin: Rick Perry says it’s America’s war on religion, but a subset of the ultra-orthodox in Israel might beg to differ. Perry’s concerns have more to do with school prayer and re-sanctifying Christmas, but many of Israel’s ultra-orthodox are concerned with feminism, or what most feminists would simply call gender equality. Clashes between...

Muslim Drag

Amy Levin: What would Muslim drag look like? Something like this? Yesterday, the AHA Foundation shared a link on their twitter account to an article titled “Egyptian Women’s Group Calls on Men to Try the Veil.” Aliaa El Mahdy, an Egyptian university student, created a facebook page called “Resounding Cries,” which asks Egyptian...