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Jun 01

Book: Women and Religion in the West: Challenging Secularization

Women and Religion in the West

Edited by Kristin Aune, Sonya Sharma and Giselle Vincett

Ashgate, 2008

 

What is the relationship between women and secularization? In the West, women are abandoning traditional religion. Yet they continue to make up the majority of religious adherents. Accounting for this seeming paradox is the focus of this volume. If women undergird the foundations of religion but are leaving in large numbers, why are they leaving? Where are they going? What are they doing? And what’s happening to those who remain? (From the publisher’s description, click here to read more.)