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RELIGION AND WOMEN
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of New South Wales - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectWomen’s & Gender Studies
Religious Studies
Number & Suffix: 103
Full UC Title: RELIGION AND WOMEN 
Transcript Title: WOMEN AND RELIGION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course focuses on the role of women in five of the world’s major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It examines the traditional theological principles and the practical laws that have directly impacted, for better or for worse, upon the lives of women within these religious traditions. It also explores historical and contemporary challenges to doctrines and practices that are seen to undermine women’s equality and freedom. Rather than study each religion in serial fashion, the course adopts a comparative, thematic methodology, tracing key themes across the religions concerned. Those themes include femininity and divinity, historical founders’ attitudes to women, key scriptural texts and their interpretation, life-cycle rituals, marriage and divorce, sex and procreation, clothing and social freedom, worship and purity, and leadership and authority. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: WOMEN AND RELIGION 
Partner University Department: General Education 
Partner University Course Number: GENL1022