REL 234.001

Women and Religion

T, R | 12:30-1:45

MA 207

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This course will examine how certain social phenomena come to be identified as “religion” and “gender,” looking at how these are naturalized and performed within racialized, sexualized, and economic frameworks. We will pay specific attention to US case studies highlighting the intersection of gender, religion, race, and politics. HU

K. Merinda Simmons


Dorrough Smith, Leslie
Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity
Oxford, 2019

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