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Author Ruether, Rosemary Radford.

Title Women of spirit : female leadership in the Jewish and Christian traditions / edited by Rosemary Ruether and Eleanor McLaughlin
Published New York : Simon and Schuster, [1979]


Description 400 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: Women's leadership in the Jewish and Christian traditions : continuity and change / Rosemary Ruether and Eleanor McLaughlin -- World, spirit and power : women in early Christian communities / Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza -- Mothers of the church : ascetic women in the late patristic age / Rosemary Ruether -- Women, power and the pursuit of holiness in medieval Christianity / Eleanor McLaughlin -- Virgins in the service of Christ : the dispute over an active apostolate for women during the Counter-Reformation / Ruth P. Liebowitz -- "A woman must not speak" : Quaker women in the English left wing / Elaine C. Huber -- Jane Lead : the feminist mind and art of a seventeeth-century Protestant mystic / Catherine F. Smith -- The feminist thrust of sectarian Christianity / Barbara Brown Zikmund -- Women in the Holiness Movement : feminism in the evangelical tradition / Nancy Hardesty, Lucille Sider Dayton and Donald W. Dayton -- Removing the veil : the liberated American nun / Mary Owens -- "Their prodigious influence" : women, religion and reform in Antebellum America / Dorothy C. Bass -- American women in ministry : a history of Protestant beginning points / Virginia Lieson Brereton and Christa Ressmeyer Klein -- Women in Judaism : from the Reform Movement to contemporary Jewish religious feminism / Ellen M. Umansky -- Entering the sanctuary : the struggle for priesthood in contemporary Episcopalian and Roman Catholic experience: I. The Episcopalian story / Norene Carter ; II. The Roman Catholic story / Rosemary Ruether
Analysis Woman (Theology)
Women in Christianity
Women in Judaism
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes index
Subject Women -- Religious aspects.
Women in Christianity.
Women in Judaism.
Women -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Women -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Author McLaughlin, Eleanor.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
LC no. 78011995
ISBN 0671228439
0671248057 (paperback)