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Resources for Women's Studies at Shaw University Divinity School
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Basic Texts

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

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    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.


      Supplementary texts

      [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.
      ISBN: 0814716032

      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



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