Torjesen, Karen Jo. When Women Were Priests: Women’s Leadership in the Early Church and the Scandal of their Subordination in the Rise of Christianity. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1993; paper (1995).
Swan, Laura. The Forgotten Desert Mothers: Sayings, Lives, and Stories of Early Christian Women. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2001. 978-0809140169
Flinders, Carol. Enduring Grace: Living Portraits of Seven Women Mystics. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1993. 978-0060626457
Wiesner, Merry E. Women & Gender in Early Modern Europe. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 978-0521695442
MacHaffie, Barbara. Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2nd edition, 2006. 978-0800638269
Collier-Thomas, Bettye. Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion. New York: Knopf, 2010. 978-1400044207
Wallace, Peter George. The Long European Reformation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 978-0333644515
“Overview of the Middle Ages.” www.camelotintl.com/village/", click on the church
These are the basic resources for Women's Studies at Shaw Universtiy. This guide is intended to point the researcher to significant resources and is subject to change without notice.
[Call number indicates the book is owned by Shaw University Libraries]
Andrews, William L. ed. Sisters of the spirit: three Black women's autobiographies of the nineteenth century. BV3780 .S57 1986
Armour, Ellen T., 1959- Deconstruction, feminist theology, and the problem of difference: subverting the race/gender divide. BT83.55 .A75 1999.
Audi, Robert and Nicholas Wolterstorff. Religion in the public square: the place of religious convictions in political debate. BL65.P7 A83 1997.
Balmer, Randall Herbert and Lauren F. Winner. Protestantism in America. BR515 .R36 2002.
Bednarowski, Mary Farrell. The Religious Imagination of American Women. BL 625.7 .B425 1999
Butler, Jon, Grant Wacker, Randall Balmer. Religion in American life: A Short History. BL 2525 .B88 2003.
Carter, Stephen L. The culture of disbelief: how American law and politics trivialize religious devotion. BL 2525 .C367 1993.
Castelli, Elizabeth A and Rosamond C. Rodman, editors. Women, Gender, Religion: A Reader. Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition, 2001. ISBN: 0312240309
Collier-Thomas, Bettye. Daughters of Thunder: Black women Preachers and Their Sermons, 1850-1979. RNEG BR 563 .N4 C64 1998.
Collier-Thomas , Bettye and V. P. Franklin, editors Sisters in the Struggle : African-American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement.. New York University Press, 2001.
Cooey, Paula, MWilliam R. Eakin, Jay B. McDaniel, eds. After Patriarchy: Feminist Transformations of the World Religions (Faith Meets Faith Series). Orbis, 1991. 0883447487.
Costen, Melva Wilson Darius Leander Swann, eds. The Black Christian Worship Experience.
NEG BR 82.7 .B45 1992
Donaldson, Laura and Kwok Pui Lan. Postcolonialism, Feminism and Religious Discourse. Routledge, 2001. 0415928885.
Foucault, Michel. Religion and Culture; selected and edited by Jeremy R. Carrette.
BL 65 .C8 F69 1999
Goldenberg, Naomi R. Changing of the gods: feminism and the end of traditional religions. BL458 .G64 1979
Gunton, Colin E, ed. The Cambridge companion to Christian doctrine.
BT 80 .C29 1997
Hudson, Winthrop Still. Religion in America; an Historical Account of the Development of American Religious Life BR 515 .H79 1973
Hutson, James H. Religion and the founding of the American Republic. BR 516 .H785 1998
Kirk-Duggan, Cheryl and Karen Jo Torjesen. Women & Christianity. 2010.
Lehman, Jeffrey, ed. Reference library of Black America. RNEG E 185 .R44 2003
Lindley, Susan Hill. You have stept out of your place: a history of women and religion in America. REF BL2525 .L565 1996
Marsden, George M. Religion and American culture.
BL 2525 .M36 2001
Miller, Randall M., Harry S. Stout, Charles Reagan Wilson, eds. Religion and the American Civil War. E 468.9 .R46 1998
Moltmann-Wendel, Elisabeth. Liberty, equality, sisterhood: on the emancipation of women in church and society. Translated from the German by Ruth Gritsch. HQ1154 .M64513
Murray, Margaret Alice. The Genesis of religion. BV639.W7.M8
Paris, Peter J. Virtues and Values: the African and African American experience
NEG BR 563 .N4 P38 2004
Pinn, Anthony B. The Black Church in the Post-civil Rights era.
NEG BR 563.N4 P49 2002
Raboteau, Albert J. Canaan Land: a Religious History of African Americans.
NEG BR 563 .N4 R236 2001.
Richardson, Marilyn. Black Women and Religion: a Bibliography.
RNeg BR563.N4 R53
Ruether, Rosemary Radford and Rosemary Skinner Keller, eds. Women and Religion in America
BR515 .W648 1981
Ruether, Rosemary Radford, ed. Religion and Sexism; Images of Woman in the Jewish and Christian traditions. BV639.W7 R8
Saussy, Carroll. God Images and Self Esteem: Empowering Women in a Patriarchal society. BV4527 .S26 1991
Sernett, Milton C. African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness (The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience).Duke University Press, 2nd edition, 2000. 0822324490.
Sharma; Arvind, ed. Today's Woman in World Religions. BL458 .T63 1994
Weisenfeld, Judy. This Far by Faith: Readings in African American Women’s Biography. Routledge, 1995. NEG BR 563 .N4 T463 1996