Women and new and Africana religions / Lillian Ashcraft-Eason, Darnise C. Martin, and Oyeronke Olademo, editors.
Contributor(s): Ashcraft-Eason, Lillian | Martin, Darnise C | Olademo, Oyeronke.Material type: TextSeries: Women and religion in the world: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010Description: xv, 336 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780275991562 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0275991563 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Women -- Religious life | Women and religionLOC classification: BL625.7 | .W627 2010
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Series from jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-325) and index.
Introduction / Lillian Ashcraft-Eason, Darnise Martin, and Oyeronke Olademo -- Women, family, and environment -- "That girl is poison" : white supremacy, anxiety, and the conflation of women and food in the nation of Islam / Stephen C. Finley and Margarita L. Simon -- Receiving, embodying, and sharing "divine wisdom" : women in the nation of gods and earths / Felicia M. Miyakawa -- Socioeconomics, politics, and authority -- The living shrine : life and meaning in Oyotunji / Yeyefini Efunbolade -- Vodou : a heritage of power / Susheel Bibbs -- Mind, body, and spirit -- Serving the spirits, healing the person : women in Afro-Brazilian religions / Kelly E. Hayes -- Sacred dance-drumming : reciprocation and contention within African belief systems in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay area / Halifu Osumare -- Sexuality, power, and vulnerability -- To have and to hold : possession performance in Afro-Cuban Regla de Ocha / Katherine Hagedorn -- African descendent women and religion : diaspora in Oriente Cuba / Jualynne E. Dodson -- Religion and women's sexuality in Africa : the intersection of power and vulnerability / Oyeronke Olademo -- Women, worldview, and religious practice -- A religion of the interstices : Asian Pacific American women and multiple religious practices / Tracy Sayuki Tiemeier -- Diana's grove : an emergent, integrative spiritual movement / Susan E. Hill, John K. Simmons, and Cynthea Jones -- The good wife : the religious experience of women in scientology / Dawn L. Hutchinson -- Senses of place : women greening communities / Kimberly Whitney -- African women in traditional religions : illustrations from Kenya / Mary Nyangweso Wangila.