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By Nantawan B Lewis

ISBN-10: 0789007967

ISBN-13: 9780789007964

ISBN-10: 0789008297

ISBN-13: 9780789008299

Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist views on faith, Colonization, and Sexual Violence addresses the problem of sexual violence opposed to girls from feminist and womanist theological views. Taken from court cases of a panel dialogue on the 1998 annual assembly of the yankee Academy of faith, this informative publication bargains sociologists, clergy, and girls an exam of ways adverse stereotypes in society are derived from Christian views and different religions. Exploring abuse opposed to local American, African- American, Filipino, and Thai girls, Remembering Conquest can assist you know the combo of concerns that bring about violence opposed to ladies.

Thorough and compelling, this useful booklet will urge you to suggest for switch in how non secular teams interpret girls in order that faith grants an ethical and moral resource of equality for ladies rather than a social barrier.

This clever publication can assist you already know the alterations that have to be made as you examine various atrocities, together with:

  • the heritage of violence skilled by way of American Indian girls in the course of colonization and knowing that ahead of this time, sexual violence didn't exist in American Indian societies
  • how the United States’colonization of Thailand is at once regarding sexual violence this present day opposed to ladies, that is expressed within the kind of the booming intercourse in addition to the AIDS epidemic
  • how poverty within the Philippines has made girls and kids second-class voters who needs to make
    the final sacrifice and promote their our bodies and their souls to survive

    Remembering Conquest offers you a special spiritual standpoint with reference to violence opposed to girls to enlighten you as to how faith can unknowingly aid or prevent a woman’s therapeutic. you'll find find out how to help spiritual groups in rediscovering new interpretations in their religion traditions and develop into an ethical and moral resource of liberation for girls, equivalent to protecting perpetrators of abuse answerable for their activities and never insinuating that the abuse sufferer should be “helped” by way of faith indirectly.

    Compelling and informative, Remembering Conquest offers you principles to assist convey therapeutic and tool to ladies who suffer injustices by means of reinterpreting religion traditions.

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