Buddhist_women_overall (1) - Women in Buddhism SOCIAL...

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Women in Buddhism SOCIAL issues SCRIPTURAL ambiguity RELIGIOUS rebirth FEMINIST struggle
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Contextualisation and Questioning Buddhist women in relation to the Three Jewels Recurring issues: Purity and impurity Ordination Discipline Religious and Social status The study of “Women in Buddhism”: Previous scholarship of the field Between BUDDHIST Studies and FEMINIST Studies Regional studies and cultural studies
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Understanding Women in Buddhism Acording to Bernard Faure: Male power Androcentrism, misoginy, patriarchy Female power Biological, religious, political Equality through conjunction of sexes Complementarity though conjunctions of sexes Tantric ritual Daoist ritual Rhetorical equality through denial of sex/gender (Mahayana doctrine)
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Buddhist women at the Buddha's time Mahaprajapati, Buddha's step-mother Obstacles and rejections: from whom? Women as patrons
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