REL 13 Beyond God the Father: An Introduction to Gender and Religion
This course is designed as an introduction both to the study of religion and to the study of gender as it has come to affect the way religion is studied. Topics to be discussed include: the social construction of gender and religion; overcoming binaries, essences, and universalizing; religious symbolism and the projection theory of religion; post-Christian feminism; the roots of patriarchy; the case of Judaism; the case of Islam; new studies helping to create a "feminist philosophy of religion." Open to all classes.
DistributiveDist: TMV; WCult: W.
OfferedNot offered in the period from 12F through 14S