Women in New Religions: In Search of Community, Sexuality and Spiritual Power

Women in New Religions: In Search of Community, Sexuality and Spiritual Power

by Elizabeth Puttick
     
 

It is often believed that women are oppressed and exploited by the charismatic male leaders of new religious movements. This book exposes the abuse of power within some movements, but also demonstrates that there is more evidence of fulfillment and empowerment. This book explores the social and spiritual issues tracing developments from the 1960s counter-culture to…  See more details below

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It is often believed that women are oppressed and exploited by the charismatic male leaders of new religious movements. This book exposes the abuse of power within some movements, but also demonstrates that there is more evidence of fulfillment and empowerment. This book explores the social and spiritual issues tracing developments from the 1960s counter-culture to 1990s Goddess spirituality and culminates in a new typology of religious needs and values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312172602
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.96(d)

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