1. Introduction, Zuckerman and Manning. 2. Hinduism, Rita Sherma (Calif. State University). 3. Buddhism, Alan Sponberg (University of Montana). 4. Chinese Religions, Douglas Wile (Brooklyn College). 5. Judaism, Barbara Geller (Wellesley College). 6. Christianity, Anthony LoPresti (Sacred Heart School of Theology). 7. Mormons, Klaus Hansen (Queens University). 8. Children of God, Miriam Williams-Boeri (Georgia State University). 9. Islam, Larry Poston (Nyack College). 10. Conclusion, Manning and Zuckerman.
About the Author
Christel Manning is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, where she teaches courses in world religions, new religions, and religion, gender, and sexuality. She is the author of GOD GAVE US THE RIGHT: CONSERVATIVE CATHOLIC, EVANGELICAL PROTESTANT, AND ORTHODOX JEWISH WOMEN GRAPPLE WITH FEMINISM, as well as several articles on women and religion and new religious movements. Born in California and raised in Germany, she now lives with her husband and daughter in New Haven.