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Unspoken worlds : women's religious lives in non-western cultures / [edited by] Nancy Auer Falk, Rita M. Gross.

Contributor(s): Falk, Nancy Auer | Gross, Rita M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, c1980Edition: 1st ed.Description: xviii, 292 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0060634928.Subject(s): Women -- Religious life
Contents:
Julia : an east African diviner / Martha B. Binford -- Mother guru : Jnanananda of Madras, India / Charles S. J. White -- Possession sickness and women shamans in Korea / Youngsook Kim Harvey -- Ecstacy and possession : women of ancient Greece and the cult of Dionysus / Ross S. Kraemer -- Golden handprints and red-painted feet : Hindu childborth rituals in central India / Doranne Jacobson -- Hindu women's family and household rites in a north Indian village / Susan S. Wadley -- The ladies of lord Krishna : rituals of middle-aged women in eastern India / James M. Freeman -- Black Carib women and rites of death / Virginia Kerns -- The controversial vows of urban Muslim women in Iran / Anne H. Betteridge -- Islam and tribal women in a village in Iran / Erika Friedl -- No women's liberation : the heritage of a woman prophet in modern Japan / Kyoko Motomochi Nakamura -- Empress Wu and the historians : a tyrant and saint of classical China / Diana Paul -- The case of the vanishing nuns : the fruits of ambivalence in ancient Indian Buddhism / Nancy Auer Falk -- Accomplished women in Tantric Buddhism of medieval India and Tibet / Reginald A. Ray -- Women of influence and prestige among the Native American Iriquois / Annemarie Shimony -- Rosinta, rats, and the river : back luck is banished in Andean Bolivia / Joseph W. Bastien -- Menstruation and childbirth as ritual and religious experience among Native Australians / Rita M. Gross.
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BL 458 .U57 1980 (Browse shelf) Available 30092100348961
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Julia : an east African diviner / Martha B. Binford -- Mother guru : Jnanananda of Madras, India / Charles S. J. White -- Possession sickness and women shamans in Korea / Youngsook Kim Harvey -- Ecstacy and possession : women of ancient Greece and the cult of Dionysus / Ross S. Kraemer -- Golden handprints and red-painted feet : Hindu childborth rituals in central India / Doranne Jacobson -- Hindu women's family and household rites in a north Indian village / Susan S. Wadley -- The ladies of lord Krishna : rituals of middle-aged women in eastern India / James M. Freeman -- Black Carib women and rites of death / Virginia Kerns -- The controversial vows of urban Muslim women in Iran / Anne H. Betteridge -- Islam and tribal women in a village in Iran / Erika Friedl -- No women's liberation : the heritage of a woman prophet in modern Japan / Kyoko Motomochi Nakamura -- Empress Wu and the historians : a tyrant and saint of classical China / Diana Paul -- The case of the vanishing nuns : the fruits of ambivalence in ancient Indian Buddhism / Nancy Auer Falk -- Accomplished women in Tantric Buddhism of medieval India and Tibet / Reginald A. Ray -- Women of influence and prestige among the Native American Iriquois / Annemarie Shimony -- Rosinta, rats, and the river : back luck is banished in Andean Bolivia / Joseph W. Bastien -- Menstruation and childbirth as ritual and religious experience among Native Australians / Rita M. Gross.

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