Bibliography on Women and Religion

Susan C. Lau, North Huntingdon, PA

Pachen, Ani; Donnelley, Adelaide (1999): Sorrow Mountain: The Journey of a Tibetan Warrior Nun. Kodansha America Inc, New York NY. # 2741. [BUDDHISM; NUNS; TIBET]

Padoux, Andre (1990): Vaac: The Concept of the Word in Selected Hindu Tantras. (Trans. Jacques Gontier) State University of New York Press, Albany NY. # 1152. [GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; HINDUISM]

Pagels, Elaine (1988): Adam, Eve & the Serpent. Random House, New York NY. # 737. [BIBLE; CHRISTIANITY; EVE; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Palliser, Margaret A (1992): Christ, Our Mother of Mercy: Divine Mercy and Compassion in the Theology of the {IShewings} of Julian of Norwich. Walter de Gruyter, Hawthorne NY. # 1457. (Julian of Norwich) [JULIAN OF NORWICH]

Palmer, Helen (1988): The Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and the Others in Your Life. Harper & Row, San Francisco CA. # 738. [ESOTERICA; PSYCHOLOGY; SPIRITUALITY]

Palmer, Martin; Ramsey, Jay; Man-Ho, Kwok (1996): Kuan Yin: Myths and Revelations of the Chinese Goddess of Compassion. Thorsons, San Francisco CA. # 2262. [CHINA; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

Palmer, Phoebe (1985): The Promise of the Father. (1859) (The Higher Christian Life: Sources for the Study of the Holiness, Pentecostal and Keswick Movements.) Garland Publishing, New York NY. # 739. (Palmer, Phoebe Worral) [AMERICA: NORTH; HISTORY; MINISTRY; PALMER, PHOEBE WORRAL; PROTESTANTISM: RADICAL & SECTARIAN]

Palmer, Susan J (1994): Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women's Roles in New Religions. (Women and Gender in North American Religion.) Syracuse University Press, Syracuse NY. # 1823. [FORCLASS; GENDER & SEXUALITY; WORLD RELIGIONS]

Pantel, Pauline Schmitt (Ed.) (1992): From Ancient Goddesses to Christian Saints. (Series Eds: Duby, Georges; Perrot, Michelle. A History of Women in the West, 1.) Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. # 1472. [CHRISTIANITY; CLASSICAL GREECE & ROME; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

Paper, Jordan (1997): Through the Earth Darkly: Female Spirituality in Comparative Perspective. Continuum Publishing Group, New York NY. # 2341. [FORCLASS; SPIRITUALITY; WORLD RELIGIONS]

Pardes, Ilana (1992): Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach. Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. # 1471. [BIBLE; FEMINISM]

Pardoe, Rosemary and Darroll (1988): Female Pope: The Mystery of Pope Joan, The First Complete Docmentation of the Facts Behind the Legend. Crucible, Northamptonshire GB. # 2604. [POPE JOAN]

Paris, Ginette (1986): Pagan Meditations: The Worlds of Aphrodite, Artemis, and Hestia. Continuum, New York NY. # 1628. [CLASSICAL GREECE & ROME; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; SYMBOLS, MYTHS & RITUALS]

Parrinder, Geoffrey (1980): Sex in the World's Religions. Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 740. [GENDER & SEXUALITY; WORLD RELIGIONS]

Parsons, Susan Frank (1996): Feminism and Christian Ethics. Cambridge University Press, New York NY. # 2109. [CHRISTIANITY; ETHICS & MORALITY; FEMINISM]

Parvey, Constance F (Ed.) (1983): The Community of Women and Men in the Church: The Sheffield Report. Fortress, Philadelphia PA. # 741. [CHRISTIANITY]

Patai, Raphael (1967): The Hebrew Goddess. KTAV, New York NY. # 742. [ANCIENT NEAR EAST; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

Paterson, Gillian (1997): Women in the Time of Aids. Orbis Books, Maryknoll NY. # 2236. [MINISTRY]

Patrick, Anne E (1996): Liberating Conscience: Feminist Explorations in Catholic Moral Theology. Continuum Publishing Group, New York NY. # 2232. [ETHICS & MORALITY; FEMINISM; ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH]

Pattee, Rowena (1986): Moving with Change: A Woman's Reintegration of the I Ching. Routledge & Kegan Paul, Boston MA. # 743. [ESOTERICA]

Patterson, Sharon C (2000): New Faith: A Black Christian Woman's Guide to Reformation, Re-Creation, Rediscovery, Rennaisance, Resurrection, and Revival. Augsburg Fortress Press, Minneapolis MN. # 2780. [AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN]

Paul, Diana Y (1980): The Buddhist Feminine Ideal Queen Srimala and the Tathagatagarbha. (American Academy of Religion Dissertation Series, 30.) Scholars Press, Decatur GA. # 744. [BUDDHISM]

Paul, Diana Y (Ed.) (1985): Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in Mahayana Tradition. University of California Press, Berkeley CA. # 745. [BUDDHISM; FORCLASS]

Paz, Octavio (1988): Sor Juana Or, The Traps of Faith. Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. # 1741. (Juana Ines de la Cruz) [AMERICA: LATIN; JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ]

Peach, Lucinda Joy (2002): Women and World Religions. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs NJ. # 2891. [WORLD RELIGIONS]

Pearson, Anne Mackenzie (1996): "Because It Gives Me Peace of Mind": Ritual Fasts in the Religious Lives of Hindu Women. State University of New York, Albany NY. # 2172. [HINDUISM; SYMBOLS, MYTHS & RITUALS]

Peel, Robert (1966): Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Discovery. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York NY. # 1272. (Eddy, Mary Baker) [EDDY, MARY BAKER]

Peel, Robert (1977): Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Authority. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York NY. # 1273. (Eddy, Mary Baker) [EDDY, MARY BAKER]

Peirce, Leslie P (1993): The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire. (Studies in Middle Eastern History.) Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 1864. [ISLAM]

Pelikan, Jaroslav (1996): Mary Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture. Yale University Press, New Haven CT. # 2200. [MARY]

Pelikan, Jaroslav; Flusser, David; Lang, Justine (1986): Mary: Images of the Mother of Jesus in Jewish and Christian Perspective. Fortress, Philadelphia PA. # 746. [ART; MARY]

Pellauer, Mary D (1991): Towards a Tradition of Feminist Theology: The Religious Social Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, & Anna Howard Shaw. (Chicago Studies in the History of American Religion, 15.) Carlson Publishing, Brooklyn NY. # 1156. (Stanton, Elizabeth Cady) [AMERICA: NORTH; ANTHONY, SUSAN B.; FEMINISM; HISTORY; SHAW, ANNA HOWARD; SOCIAL & POLITICAL ISSUES; STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY]

Pellauer, Mary D; Chester, Barbara; Boyajian, Jane (Eds.) (1987): Sexual Assault and Abuse: A Handbook for Clergy and Religious Professionals. Harper & Row, San Francisco CA. # 747. [ETHICS & MORALITY; MINISTRY]

Pelphrey, Brant (1988): Christ Our Mother: Julian of Norwich. (The Way of the Christian Mystics, 7.) Liturgical Press, Collegevile MN. # 1127. (Julian of Norwich) [DIVINE FEMININE; JULIAN OF NORWICH]

Pennington, M Basil (1987): Mary Today: The Challenging Woman. Doubleday, Garden City NY. # 748. [MARY]

Peradotta, John; Sullivan, JP (1984): Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers. State University of New York Press, Albany NY. # 771. [CLASSICAL GREECE & ROME; HISTORY]

Perera, Salvia Brinton (1981): Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation for Women. Inner City Books, Toronto, Canada. # 749. [GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; PSYCHOLOGY]

Pernoud, Regine (1988): Joan of Arc: By Herself and Her Witnesses. Dorset, New York NY. # 750. (Joan of Arc) [JOAN OF ARC]

Pernoud, Regine; Clin, Marie-Veronique (1999): Joan of Arc: Her Story. St. Martin's Press, New York NY. # 2628. [JOAN OF ARC]

Perrone, Bobette; Stockel, Henrietta H; Krueger, Victoria (1989): Medicine Women, {ICuranderas}, and Women Doctors. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman OK. # 1119. [PRIESTS, SHAMANS, SORCERERS, ETC.]

Peskowitz, Miriam B (1997): Spinning Fantasies: Rabbis, Gender, and History. University of California Press, Berkeley CA. # 2324. [GENDER & SEXUALITY; HISTORY; JUDAISM]

Peskowitz, Miriam B; Levitt, Laura (Eds.) (1996): Judaism Since Gender. Routledge, New York NY. # 2238. [FEMINISM; GENDER & SEXUALITY; JUDAISM]

Peters, Edward (1982): The Magician, the Witch, and the Law. (Middle Ages Series.) University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia PA. # 751. [MIDDLE AGES; WITCHES & WITCHCRAFT]

Petersen, Joan M (Ed.) (1996): Handmaids of the Lord: The Lives of Holy Women in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo MI. # 2103. [CHRISTIANITY; MIDDLE AGES]

Peterson, Levi S (1988): Juanita Brooks: Mormon Woman Historian. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City UT. # 1329. (Brooks, Juanita) [BROOKS, JUANITA; CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS; PROTESTANTISM: RADICAL & SECTARIAN]

Peterson, Susan Carol; Vaughn-Roberson, Courtney Ann (1988): Women with Vision: The Presentation Sisters of South Dakota, 1880-1985. University of Illinois Press, Chicago IL. # 752. [MINISTRY; ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH]

Petroff, Elizabeth Alvida (Ed.) (1986): Medieval Women's Visionary Literature. Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 753. [FORCLASS; HISTORY; LITERATURE; MIDDLE AGES; SPIRITUALITY]

Petroff, Elizabeth Alvida (1994): Body and Soul: Essays of Medieval Women and Mysticism. Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 925. [BODY; FORCLASS; HISTORY; MIDDLE AGES; SPIRITUALITY]

Phelps, Ethel Johnston (1981): The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales from Around the World. Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, New York NY. # 754. [FAIRY & FOLK TALES]

Phillips, JA (1984): Eve: The History of an Idea. Harper & Row, San Francisco CA. # 755. [BIBLE; EVE; FORCLASS; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; MARY]

Phipps, William E (1980): Influential Theologians on Wo/Man. University Press of America, Lanham MD. # 757. [BIBLE--NT; CHRISTIANITY]

Phipps, William E (1989): Genesis and Gender: Biblical Myths of Sexuality and Their Cultural Impact. Praeger Publishers, New York NY. # 756. [BIBLE; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Phipps, William E (1992): Assertive Biblical Women. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport CT. # 1965. [BIBLE]

Phipps, William E (1996): Sexuality of Jesus. Pilgrim Press, Cleveland OH. # 2219. [BIBLE--NT; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Pinkham, Mildred Worth (1967): Woman in the Sacred Scriptures of Hinduism. AMS Press, New York NY. # 772. [HINDUISM]

Pinkola Estés, Clarissa (1992): Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype. Ballantine Books, New York NY. # 1528. [FAIRY & FOLK TALES; FORCLASS; PSYCHOLOGY; SYMBOLS, MYTHS & RITUALS]

Pinkola Estés, Clarissa (1994): The Gift of Story: A Wise Tale about What Is Enough. Ballantine Books, New York NY. # 1685. [FAIRY & FOLK TALES; FORCLASS; HEALERS, SHAMANS, SORCERERS, ETC.; WISDOM]

Pintchman, Tracy (1994): The Rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. State University of New York Press, Ithaca NY. # 1769. [FORCLASS; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; HINDUISM]

Pippin, Tina (1992): Death and Desire: The Rhetoric of Gender in the Apocalypse of John. (Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation.) Westminster/John Knox Press, Louisville KY. # 1502. [BIBLE--NT; DEATH & IMMORTALITY; FEMINISM; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Pirani, Alex (Ed.) (1991): The Absent Mother: Restoring the Goddess of Judaism and Christianity. Thorsons, San Francisco CA. # 1324. [CHRISTIANITY; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; JUDAISM]

Pittenger, Norman (1996): Our Lady: The Mother of Jesus in Christian Faith and Devotion. Trinity Press International, Philadelphia PA. # 2295. [MARY]

Plank, Karl A (1994): Mother of the Wire Fence: Inside and Outside the Holocaust. Westminster/John Knox, Louisville KY. # 1800. [HOLOCAUST; JUDAISM]

Plant, Judith (Ed.) (1989): Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism. New Society, Philadelphia PA. # 758. [ECOLOGY; FEMINISM]

Plaskow, Judith (1980): Sex, Sin, and Grace: Women's Experience and the Theologies of Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich. University Press of America, Lanham MD. # 759. [CHRISTIANITY; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Plaskow, Judith (1990): Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective. Harper, San Francisco CA. # 773. [FEMINISM; JUDAISM]

Plaskow, Judith; Christ, Carol P (1989): Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality. Harper & Row, San Francisco CA. # 760. [FEMINISM; FORCLASS; SPIRITUALITY; WORLD RELIGIONS]

Pobee, John S; Wartenberg-Potter, Barbel von (Eds.) (1987): New Eyes for Reading: Biblical and Theological Reflections by Women from the Third World. Meyer-Stone Books, Bloomington IN. # 762. [BIBLE; CHRISTIANITY; FEMINISM; THIRD WORLD]

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin (1991): Deborah, Golda, and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America. Crown Publishers, New York NY. # 24. [AMERICA: NORTH; JUDAISM]

Poling, James Newton (1991): The Abuse of Power: A Theological Problem. Abingdon Press, Nashville TN. # 1406. [CHRISTIANITY; ETHICS & MORALITY; PATRIARCHY]

Poling, James Newton (1996): Deliver Us from Evil: Resisting Racial and Gender Oppression. Fortress Press, Minneapolis MN. # 2212. [ETHICS & MORALITY; GENDER & SEXUALITY]

Pollack, Rachel (1997): The Body of the Goddess: Sacred Wisdom in Myth, Landscape, and Culture. Element Books, Rockport MA. # 2151. [BODY; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; SYMBOLS, MYTHS & RITUALS]

Pollock, Linda (1995): With Faith and Physic: The Life of a Tudor Gentlewoman: Lady Grace Mildmay, 1552-1620. St. Martin's Press, New York NY. # 2055. [ENGLAND; EUROPE; MILDMAY, GRACE]

Polster, Miriam F (1992): Eve's Daughters: The Forbidden Heroism of Women. Jossey-Bass Inc., San Francisco CA. # 1449. [PSYCHOLOGY]

Pomeroy, Sarah B (1975): Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. Schocken Books, New York NY. # 761. [CLASSICAL GREECE & ROME; FORCLASS; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

Pomeroy, Sarah B (1984): Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra. Schocken Books, New York NY. # 774. [ANCIENT NEAR EAST; CLASSICAL GREECE & ROME]

Porete, Marguerite (1990): A Mirror for Simple Souls: The Mystical Work of Marguerite Porete. (Classics of Western Spirituality, 79.) Paulist Press, Mahwah NJ. # 763. (Porete, Marguerite) [PORETE, MARGUERITE]

Porter, David (1986): Mother Teresa--The Early Years. SPCK, London GB. # 775. (Teresa of Calcutta) [TERESA OF CALCUTTA (1910-1997)]

Porterfield, Amanda (1991): Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism. Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 1305. [AMERICA: NORTH; PROTESTANTISM: RADICAL & SECTARIAN; PURITANS]

Porterfield, Amanda (1997): Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries. (Religion in America.) Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 2338. [LYON, MARY; MINISTRY]

Power, Kim (1996): Veiled Desire: Augustine on Women. Contimuum Publishing Group, New York NY. # 2215. [CHRISTIANITY]

Powers, Marla N (1986): Oglala Women: Myth, Ritual and Reality. University of Chicago Press, Chicago IL. # 764. [NATIVE AMERICANS]

Poya, Maryann (1999): Women, Work and Islamism: Ideology & Resistance in Iran. Zed Books, London GB. # 2615. [IRAN; ISLAM]

Praeder, Susan Marie (1988): The Word in Women's Worlds: Four Parables. (Series Ed: Getty, Mary Ann. Zacchaeus Studies: New Testament.) Liturgical Press, Collegeville MN. # 1366. [BIBLE--NT]

Pratt, Anna (1994): Dancing with Goddesses: Archetypes, Poetry, and Empowerment. Indiana University Press, Bloomington IN. # 1833. [GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; POETRY]

Prelinger, Catherine M (1987): Charity, Challenge, and Change: Religious Dimensions of the Mid-Nineteenth Century Women's Movement in Germany. Greenwood Press, New York NY. # 765. [EUROPE; GERMANY; HISTORY]

Prelinger, Catherine M (1992): Episcopal Women: Gender, Spirituality, and Commitment in an American Mainline Denomination. Oxford University Press, New York NY. # 1434. [AMERICA: NORTH; GENDER & SEXUALITY; PROTESTANTISM; SPIRITUALITY]

Prentiss, George L (1987): The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss. (1872) (Women in American Protestant Religion, 1800-1930, 22.) Garland Publishing, New York NY. # 1198. (Prentiss, Elizabeth) [AMERICA: NORTH; HISTORY; PRENTISS, ELIZABETH; PROTESTANTISM]

Pressler, Carolyn (1993): The View of Women found in the Deuteronomic Family Laws. (BZAW, 216.) Mouton de Gruyter, New York NY. # 2085. [BIBLE--OT]

Preston, James J (1980): Cult of the Goddess: Social and Religious Change in a Hindu Temple. Vikas, New Delhi, India. # 766. [GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP; HINDUISM; SOCIAL & POLITICAL ISSUES]

Preston, James J (1982): Mother Worship: Theme and Variations. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill NC. # 767. [FORCLASS; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

Price, Robert M (1997): The Widow Traditions in Luke-Acts. Scholars Press, Atlanta GA. # 2180. [BIBLE--NT; FORCLASS]

Priesand, Sally (1975): Judaism and the New Woman. Behrman House, New York NY. # 768. [JUDAISM]

Primavesi, Anne (1991): From Apocalypse to Genesis: Ecology, Feminism, and Christianity. Fortress Press, Minneapolis MN. # 1332. [CHRISTIANITY; ECOLOGY; FEMINISM]

Primavesi, Anne (2000): Sacred Gaia: Holistic Theology and Earth System Science. Routledge, New York NY. # 2843. [ECOLOGY]

Pritchard, Rebecca Button (1999): Sensing the Spirit: The Holy Spirit in Feminist Perspective. Chalice Press, St. Louis MO. # 2608. [FEMINISM; SPIRITUALITY]

Procter-Smith, Marjorie (1985): Women in Shaker Community and Worship: A Feminist Analysis of the Uses of Religious Symbolism. (Studies in Women and Religion, 16.) Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston NY. # 770. [FEMINISM; FORCLASS; PROTESTANTISM: RADICAL & SECTARIAN; SYMBOLS, MYTHS & RITUALS; WORSHIP]

Procter-Smith, Marjorie (1990): In Her Own Rite: Constructing Feminist Liturgical Tradition. Abingdon Press, Nashville TN. # 769. [FEMINISM; LANGUAGE; WORSHIP]

Procter-Smith, Marjorie (1995): Praying With Our Eyes Open: Engendering Feminist Liturgical Prayer. Abingdon Press, Nashville TN. # 2035. [WORSHIP]

Procter-Smith, Marjorie; Walton, Janet R (Eds.) (1993): Women at Worship: Interpretations of North American Diversity. Westminster/John Knox, Louisville KY. # 1625. [AMERICA: NORTH; WORSHIP]

Prohl, Russell C (1974): Women in the Church: A Restudy of Women's Place in Building the Kingdom. Wm. B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids MI. # 1279. [CHRISTIANITY; MINISTRY]

Purvis, Sally B (1995): The Stained-Glass Ceiling: Churches and Their Women Pastors. Westminster/John Knox Press, Louisville KY. # 2005. [CHRISTIANITY; MINISTRY]

Puttick, Elizabeth (1993): Women as Teachers and Disciples in Traditional and New Religions. (Studies in Women and Religion, 32.) Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston NY. # 2911. [NEW RELIGONS; WORLD RELIGIONS]

Puttick, Elizabeth (1997): Women in New Religions: Gender, Power and Sexuality. St. Martin's Press, New York NY. # 2252. [FORCLASS; GENDER & SEXUALITY; GODDESSES & GODDESS WORSHIP]

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