Syllabi on the Web for Women- and Gender-Related Courses

Last updated: July 12, 2006

Religion/Theology syllabi


The following are syllabi for women- and gender-related courses in Religion/Theology. Courses that make substantial use of the Internet carry the designation ++; those making at least some use carry the designation +.

Women and Relgion Syllabi
Links to a number of syllabi at different institutions, provided by the Wabash Center.

The Bible and Feminist Imagination (Grad Seminar)
Alicia Ostriker (Rutgers Univ.)

+ Blood, Power, Gender, and Authority in Christianity (RELN 491)
Mary Suydam (Kenyon College)

Contemporary Issues for Women and Religion (RS 479-01)
Kathleen O'Grady (Univ. of Calgary)

Early Christian Women
Margaret Y. MacDonald (St. Francis Xavier Univ.)

Feminism and Religion (RELG 318)
Katharina von Kellenbach (St. Mary's College of Maryland)

Feminist Perspectives on Theology (RELS 161)
Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM (College of the Holy Cross)

+ Feminist Theology (Religion 344)
M. Gail Hamner (Syracuse Univ.)

Feminist Theology in Third World Perspective
Kwok Pui-lan and Letty M. Russell (Yale Divinity School)

Gender and Family in Early Christianity (REL 332/HIST 329)
J. Albert Harrill (DePaul Univ.)

Goddess Religions (RE224Z)
Kathleen O'Grady (Wilfrid Laurier Univ.)

Goddess Traditions
Beverly Moon (Fordham Univ.)

Greek Goddesses (Religion 305/WSP 315)
Patricia Miller (Syracuse Univ.)

Joan of Arc (Religion 111)
Jane Marie Pinzino (Univ. of Puget Sound)

Powerful and Powerless: Women and Religion
Ann K. Wetherilt (Emmanuel College)

+ Religions of the World (640/240)
Martha Reineke (Univ. of Northern Iowa)

Sex, Self, and God (Religion 250)
Mara Donaldson (Dickinson College)

Women and Buddhism
Ding-hwa E. Hsieh (Reed College)

++ Women and Gender in Early Christianity (RELGH221)
Anne McGuire (Haverford College)

Women and Islamic Constructions of Gender (WGS 56)
Jamal J. Elias (Amherst College)

++ Women and Religion (RST 280)
Alan Altany (Marshall Univ.)

Women and Religion (REL 24)
Yvonne Chireau (Swarthmore College)

Women and Religion (Religious Studies/Women's Studies 005)
Barbara von Schlegell (Univ. of Pennsylvania)

Women and Religion (Religious Studies/Women's Studies 005)
Ross S. Kraemer and Shira Lander (Univ. of Pennsylvania)

Women and Religion in Antiquity (311-385)
Caroline Schroeder (Ithaca College)

Women and Spirituality (REL/WS 234)
Ana Self Schuber (Univ. of Alabama)

+ Women and the Christian Tradition (RELN 328)
Mary Suydam (Kenyon College)

Women in Chinese Religion
Ding-hwa E. Hsieh (Reed College)

Women in Islam (Religious Studies/Women's Studies 49)
Barbara von Schlegell (Univ. of Pennsylvania)

++ Women in Jewish Civilization (15-JUDC-353)
E. Klein (Univ. of Cincinnati)

Women in Jewish Society: Antiquity to Modernity (HIST/JS/WS 237)
Shulamit Magnus (Oberlin College)

Women in Judaism
Ellen Umansky (Fairfield Univ.)

Women in the Bible (REL 270)
Naomi Steinberg (DePaul Univ.)

+ Women in the Biblical World
Alan Humm (Albright College)

Women in Western Religions (840.351)
Amanda Berry Wylie (Rutgers Univ.)

Women, Religion, and the Future of USA Churches (RS 661)
Adair Lummis (Hartford Seminary)

++ Women's Spirituality in the Roman Empire and the Early Middle Ages (Religion/Women's Studies 232)
Nicola Denzey (Bowdoin College)

See also Women, Islam, and the State, in ANTHROPOLOGY; Women in Jewish History, in HISTORY; Women's Spirituality and Literature, in LITERATURE IN ENGLISH; Medieval Religious Women Writers, in MODERN LANGUAGES; Black Women and Religion in the United States, and Religious Themes in Chicana Narrative, in WOMEN OF COLOR; Issues for Women in the Humanities: Technologies of Representation, in WOMEN'S STUDIES.

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