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Women's Studies in Religion Program

WSRP Announces 2020–21 Research Associates

April 9, 2020

Five new Research Associates will join the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at HDS to work on book-length projects during the 2020–21 academic year. By bringing together scholars from different disciplines and research areas, commonalities in religion and gender emerge.

While working on their projects, the WSRP Research Associates teach a one-semester course and deliver a lecture on their research.... Read more about WSRP Announces 2020–21 Research Associates

Kerry Sonia, 2019-20 WSRP Research Associate

Video: Making Babies: Childbirth and Ceramic Production in the Hebrew Bible and Israelite Religion

November 14, 2019

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, Kerry M. Sonia, WSRP Research Associate and Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Hebrew Bible, gave the lecture, “Like a Woman in Labor: The Ritual and Social Dimensions of Childbirth in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel.”... Read more about Video: Making Babies: Childbirth and Ceramic Production in the Hebrew Bible and Israelite Religion

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Video: The Kingdom of Holy Women: Pentecostalism, Sex and Women’s Bodies in an African Church

April 3, 2019

Damaris S. Parsitau, 2018-19 WSRP Visiting Associate Professor, delivers the lecture “The Kingdom of Holy Women: Pentecostalism, Sex and Women’s Bodies in an African Church,” which is based on five years of ethnographic research carried out at the Ministry of Repentance and Holiness, a new and controversial Pentecostal church based in Kenya.... Read more about Video: The Kingdom of Holy Women: Pentecostalism, Sex and Women’s Bodies in an African Church