Gender and religion
Sex differences in religion can be classified as either "internal" or "external". Internal religious issues are studied from the perspective of a given religion, and might include religious beliefs an...
Kenya's William Ruto Says There's 'No Room' For Gays In His Nation
NAIROBI — Kenya's deputy president William Ruto said there is "no room" for homosexuality in Kenyan society in remarks at a church service on Sunday — the day U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive...
Gender of God
The gender of God can be viewed as a literal or as an allegorical aspect of a deity. In polytheistic religions, the gods are more likely to have literal sexual genders which would enable them to inte...
Ordination of women
The ordination of women to ministerial or priestly office is a regular practice among some major religious groups of the present time, as it was of several religions of antiquity.It remains a controv...
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Rights and obligations of spouses in Islam
In Islam, marriage is a legal contract (Literary Arabic: عقد القران ʻaqd al-qirān, "matrimony contract"; Urdu: نکاح نامہ‎ / ALA-LC: Nikāḥ-nāmah) between two people. The bride is to consent t...
Homosexuality and religion
The relationship between religion and homosexuality can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and...
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Feminist theology
Feminist theology is a movement found in several religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and New Thought, to reconsider the traditions, practices, scriptures, and theologies of those rel...
Gender and Judaism
Gender and Judaism is an emerging subfield at the intersection of gender studies and Jewish studies. Gender studies centers on interdisciplinary research on the phenomenon of gender. It focuses on cul...
LGBT topics and religion
The relationship between religion and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and sects, and regarding different fo...
Women and religion
The study of women and religion typically examines the role of women within particular religious faiths, and religious doctrines relating to gender, gender roles, and particular women in religious his...
Ordination of women in Buddhism
The ordination of women in Buddhism is and has been practiced in some Buddhist regions, such as East Asia, again in Sri Lanka, and is newly beginning in some Western countries to which Buddhism has re...
Kenya's William Ruto Says There's 'No Room' For Gays In His Nation
NAIROBI — Kenya's deputy president William Ruto said there is "no room" for homosexuality in Kenyan society in remarks at a church service on Sunday — the day U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive...
Gender of the Holy Spirit
The gender of the Holy Spirit has been the object of some discussion in recent years, questioning whether the Holy Spirit should be referred to as "he", "she" or "it".
If by "gender" is meant gram...
Leucippus (daughter of Galatea)
In Greek mythology, Leucippus was a maiden of Phaestus, Crete, who was raised as a boy by her mother, and eventually changed her sex to male by the will of the goddess Leto.Leucippus was born to Lampr...
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Religions of the Ancient Near East
The religions of the ancient Near East were mostly polytheistic, with some early examples of primitive monolatry (Mardukites), Ashurism and Monism (Atenism). Some scholars believe that the similaritie...
Gender segregation and Islam
Gender segregation and Islam refers to the issue of the separation of men and boys from women and girls in social settings in Muslim countries and communities. Gender segregation is often enshrined in...
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Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism (or RBMW) is a collection of articles on gender roles, written from a biblical perspective, and edited by John Piper and W...
Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood - Wikipedia
Ordination of women in the Anglican communion
The ordination of women in the Anglican Communion has been increasingly common in certain provinces since the 1970s. Several provinces, however, and certain dioceses within otherwise ordaining provinc...
Ordination of women in the Anglican communion - Wikipedia
Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856
The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856, also Act XV, 1856, enacted on 25 July 1856, legalized the remarriage of Hindu widows in all jurisdictions of India under East India Company rule.In order to pr...
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Kottankulangara Festival
The Kottankulangara Festival is an annual Hindu festival in Kerala, India in which thousands of men dress as women. The festival takes place at the Kottankulangara Devi Temple at Chavara, Kerala whic...
When God Was a Woman
When God Was a Woman is the U.S. title of a 1976 book by sculptor and art historian Merlin Stone. It was published earlier in the United Kingdom as The Paradise Papers: The Suppression of Women's Ri...
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God and gender in Hinduism
In Hinduism, there are diverse approaches to conceptualizing God and gender. Many Hindus focus upon impersonal Absolute (Brahman) which is genderless. Other Hindu traditions conceive God as androgynou...