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Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Ina Merdjanova


This volume seeks to redress a gap in the study of Orthodox Christianity, which has largely remained gender blind. It engages women’s lifeworlds, practices, and experiences in relation to Orthodox Christianity in multiple, varied localities, discussing both contemporary and pre-1989 developments. The contributions in the volume critically engage the pluralist and changing character of Orthodox forms of institutional and social life in relation to gender by using feminist epistemologies and drawing on original ethnographic research to account for previously ignored themes, perspectives, knowled ... More

Keywords: continuity, Orthodox Christianity, religiosity, transformation, women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780823298600
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823298600.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ina Merdjanova, editor
Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin