Gender in Religion and Society (RS-650)

Course Details:

This course introduces the global feminist/LGBTQIA movement and explores developments, approaches, and topics of feminist theology in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and non-monotheistic traditions. The course examines the intersections, confluences, and complexities of gender and sexuality in diverse traditions, with a particular focus on women’s experiences and sexuality. With an intention of creating a dialogical model, it aims to cultivate an understanding of religion and gender by exploring theological questions, themes, and methods. It also focuses on developing embodied, creative, and faithful storytelling to generate contextual, constructive interreligious thinking that can enrich students’ understanding of women and sexual minorities’ voices.

Course fulfills the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS - Interreligious Studies: Elective
MAIRS - Islamic Studies: Beliefs and Practices
MAIRS - Islamic Studies: Religious Pluralism
MAIRS - Islamic Studies: Elective
MAIRS - Ministerial Studies: Beliefs and Practices (with approval of Program Director)

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