Author: Carissa Wyant

This lesson will discuss gender issues within a variety or religious traditions.

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Notes on "Gender"


(00:00-00:10) Introduction

(00:11-01:04) Gender Issues

(01:05-03:20) Women and Leadership Roles

(03:21-04:10) Sex Segregation

(04:11-04:31) Recap

Terms to Know

A partition separating women and men during religious proceedings in the Jewish tradition.

Ordination of Women

The admission of women into Holy Orders or other significant positions of religious leadership.

Sex Segregation

The practice in some religions of separating men and women during worship.

Women as Imams

In Islam, the ordination of women to religious leadership positions over other women and related Muslim ministries.