Preface Arvind Sharma Introduction Katherine K. Young At the Beginning Was Woman: Women in Native American Religious Traditions Kathleen M. Dugan Women in African Religious Rosalind I. J. Hackett Women in Shinto: Images Remembered Michiko Yusa Women in Jainism Nalini Balbir Outside the Discipline, Inside the Experience: Women in Zoroastrianism Rajkumari Shanker Women in the Baha'i Faith Susan S. Maneck Notes Bibliography Contributors Index of Names Index of Terms Subject Index
Arvind Sharma is Professor at McGill University. He is the editor of the two other volumes in this trilogy, Women in World Religions and the upcoming Today's Woman in World Religions, both published by SUNY Press.
"This book provides an in-depth look at how a variety of lesser-known religious traditions view women. The essays are well crafted, providing a great deal of new information on the status of women in these traditions." - Christopher Chapple, Loyola Marymount University