Religions and Cultures (RLCT) - Women and World Religions

RLCT 3026  Women and World Religions


Any 18 credits completed.


GEND 3026


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will examine the presence and influence of women and the feminine across a number of world religious traditions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, African religious traditions, Islam and animistic religions. The course will draw on contemporary writings from feminist scholars and reflect on the contributions women have made to the study of religion. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality and Social Justice. This course is also offered as GEND 3026.

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