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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Women and Religion 6
Chapter 2 Before the Twentieth Century 14
Chapter 3 Liberation and Changing Roles 24
Chapter 4 Women and Protestantism 36
Chapter 5 Women and Catholicism 46
Chapter 6 Women and Judaism 56
Chapter 7 Women and Islam 66
Chapter 8 Women and Alternative Religions 76
Chapter 9 The Future of Women's Roles 86
Essential Facts 100
Additional Resources 102
Source Notes 106
About the Author 112