RELG 256 Women in Judaism and Islam (3 credits)

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Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

Administered by: Faculty of Arts

Overview

Religious Studies : The role of women in Judaism and Islam from the point of view of institutionalized religious traditions and of women's religious subjectivity; how women's spiritual and social roles within their religious traditions are shaped by Revealed Law, Holy Text and the Authority of Interpretation. Comparative sociology of religion approach.

Terms: Summer 2011

Instructors: Shayna Sheinfeld, Fatima Seedat (Summer)