The Role of Women in Religion Comparison Essay by Write Fine

The Role of Women in Religion
An examination of the historical and contemporary role of women in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
# 113261 | 3,349 words | 10 sources | APA | 2009 | US


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Description:

This paper examines and compares the historical role of women in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It first looks at the role of women according to the Bible and the Koran. The paper then looks at education and women, the ability of women to bear witness, and the role of women as mothers. The paper finally compares the roles of women in all three religions and discusses how their roles have changed with time.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
In The Beginning
Role Of Women In The Church
Education And The Woman
Almujadilah Or 'The Man Who Is Arguing
Women And Bearing Witness
The Role Of The Mother
Rights Of Women Compared
Jewish Women Reclaiming Their Role In Religion
Misconceptions Regarding Marriage In Islam
The Issue Of Shame In Islam & The Role Of Honor
Summary & Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Hughson, G., Johnston, S.A., Bisman, D. (nd) Understanding the Three Abrahamic Faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Dunedin Jewish, Christian and Muslim Community Liaison Group.
  • Q&A on Islam and Arab Americans (2001) USA Today. 30 Sept 2001 Online available at: http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/islam.htm
  • Azeem, Dr. Sherif Abdel (1995) Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition: The Myth & The Reality. Part I. Online available at: http://www.themodernreligion.com/women/w_comparison_full.htm
  • Kingston, SM (1995) Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition: The Myth & The Reality. Part II. Online available at: 10 Feb 1995 Online available at: http://www.themodernreligion.com/women/w_comparison_full2.htm
  • Gottlieb, Rabbi Lynn (nd) Claiming the Title Kohenet: Examining Goddess Judaism and the Role of the Priestess Through Conversations with Contemporary Spiritual Leaders.

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