Ethiopian Christian kings preserved, exalted, celebrated and associated with their image also female symbols, including historical andmythical gures and cults such as those of the ancient classical Roman Empress Helena and the Virgin Mary.
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Tsehai Berhane -Selassie and Angela M. Going beyond a description of the ritual process of healing in the EOTC, it illustrates the lived experiences of the female patients including the abusive and abrasive behaviors of some healers and the lack of control over the ritual process by the church authorities.
Discrimination against women in everyday religious experiences is stressed by their exclusion from the healing professions and from assisting in religious practices like the healing with holy water. Drawing on her ethnographic study in north -western Tigray in North -Ethiopia, she.
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As can be seen fromthe ve contributions, the authors come fromdifferent academic disciplines, thus stimulating a fresh interdisciplinary perspective on discussing gender and religion. The different backgrounds of the respective authors provide a mix of viewpoints and experiences that will promote better brainstorming in the ongoing research on gender issues in Ethiopia, a theme still marginalized to a large extent. The issue of masculinity remains quite unexplored and deserves more attention so as other Ethiopian vernacular religions.
Through the lens of gender dynamics, examining re -ligious phenomena has the striking power of enabling scholars to approach Ethiopian societies and history from a wide range of directions. Northeast African Studies, 8 3 , 2 0 0 1 , 7 -3 2.
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Plan Bibliography [link]. Women, Gender and Religions in Ethiopia 13 It has been noticed that both Christian and Muslim hagiographies tend to underrepresent women saints Selamawit Mecca, 2 0 0 6 ; Bruzzi, 2 0 1 1 ; Meron Zeleke, 2 0 1 5 , and that the literary production at large overshadows women subjects in the historical process. Women, Gender and Religions in Ethiopia 15 values. Toggle navigation Menu. Name of resource.gaimesecbure.ga
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Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, Physical description xii, p. Online Available online. Full view. Due to its fresh approach to the field, this text can be regarded as a milestone in recent writing on Ethiopia. This scrupulously researched book marks a critical breakthrough in scholarly analysis of the subject, and makes essential reading for understanding developments both in Ethiopia and in the Horn of Africa as a whole.
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Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD Overview Drawing on international and multidisciplinary expertise, this pioneering edited collection analyzing Islam in contemporary Ethiopia challenges the popular notion of a 'Christian Ethiopia' imagined as the century-old, never colonized Abyssinia, isolated in the highlands and dominated by Orthodox Christianity. Show More. Average Review. Write a Review.
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