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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEWomen and Wisdom in Scripture
AUTHOR 1Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani
DATE_THIS2015
VOLUME16
TITLE_PARENTLights of Irfan
PAGE_RANGE93-122
PUB_THISHaj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
CITY_THISWilmette
ABSTRACTTreatment of women in religion; influence of Bahá'í teachings in raising awareness about the plight of women and transforming attitudes across the globe; role of linguistic biases in degrading their status; role of wisdom in achieving gender equality.
NOTES Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #125, Acuto, Italy (2014). Mirrored with permission from irfancolloquia.org/125/ma'ani_women.
TAGS- Buddhism; - Christianity; - Hinduism; - Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; - Judaism; - Zoroastrianism; Equality; Gender; Universal House of Justice, Membership on; Wisdom; Women
 
CONTENT
Abstract: In this paper the treatment of women in religion, the direct and indirect influence of the Babi and Bahá’í Faiths in raising awareness about women’s plight and transforming attitudes towards them across the globe, the role of linguistic biases in degrading women’s status, the role of wisdom in preparing the ground for gender equality, and finally the need for vigilance to prevent past shortcomings from infiltrating our way of thinking and behaving will be discussed.
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PERMISSIONeditor and publisher
LANG THISEnglish
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