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The Resource The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries, Dorothy L. Hodgson, (electronic book)

The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries, Dorothy L. Hodgson, (electronic book)

Label
The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries
Title
The church of women
Title remainder
gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy L. Hodgson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Africa, why have so many more women converted to Christianity than men? What explains the appeal of Christianity to women? What does religious conversion mean for the negotiation of gender and ethnic identity? What role does religious conversion play as a tool for empowering women? In The Church of Women, Dorothy L. Hodgson looks at how gender has shaped the encounter between missionary priests and Maasai men and women in Tanzania. Building on her extensive experience with Maasai and the Spiritan missi
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodgson, Dorothy Louise
Dewey number
266/.2678/082
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BV3625.T4
LC item number
H63 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women, Masai
  • Masai (African people)
  • Catholic Church
  • Congregation of the Holy Ghost
  • Église catholique
  • Pères du Saint-Esprit
  • Congrégation du Saint-Esprit
  • Tanzania
Label
The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries, Dorothy L. Hodgson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-297) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Oh she who brings the rain" -- Men of the church -- Evangelizing "the Maasai" -- The church of women -- Being a man in the church of women -- Possessed by the Spirit -- Toward a Maasai Catholicism?
Control code
ebr10132010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 307 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253217622
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic reproduction.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries, Dorothy L. Hodgson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-297) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Oh she who brings the rain" -- Men of the church -- Evangelizing "the Maasai" -- The church of women -- Being a man in the church of women -- Possessed by the Spirit -- Toward a Maasai Catholicism?
Control code
ebr10132010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 307 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253217622
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic reproduction.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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