NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Religion & Spirituality:

Adams, Maurianne, Warren J. Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castañeda, et. al., eds. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Adams, Maurianne, Lee Anne Bell, and Pat Griffin, eds. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (with CD-ROM). 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Adler, Margot. Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshipers, and Other Pagans in America Today. Boston: Beacon, 1979.

Andrews Lynn V. Medicine Woman. New York: Harper & Row, 1981.

Andrews, Lynn V. Flight of the Seventh Moon: The Teaching of the Shields. New York: Harper & Row, 1984.

Andrews, Lynn V. Jaguar Woman and the Wisdom of the Butterfly Tree. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.

Berger, Pamela. The Goddess Obscured: Transformation of the Grain Protectress from Goddess to Saint. Boston: Beacon, 1985.

Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Urgent Message from Mother: Gather the Women, Save the World. Boston: Conari, 2005.

Burn, Shawn Meghan. Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective. 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2005.

Christ, Carol P. Laughter of Aphrodite: Reflections on a Journey to the Goddess. San Francisco: Harper& Row, 1987.

Christ, Carol P. and Judith Plaskow, eds. Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion. San Francisco: Harper& Row, 1979.

Daly, Mary. Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation. Boston: Beacon, 1973.

Daly, Mary. Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism. Boston: Beacon, 1978.

Daly, Mary. Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy. New York: Harper, 1984.

Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent. New York: Picador USA, 1997.

Durrell, Lawrence. Pope Joan: Translated and Adapted from the Greek of Emmanuel Royidis. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1974.

Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and Health: With the Key to the Scriptures. Boston: First Church of Christ Scientist, 1994.

Eller, Cynthia. Living in the Lap of the Goddess: The Feminist Spirituality Movement in America. New York: Crossroad, 1993.

Estes, Clarissa Pinkola. Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1991.

Fox, Thomas C. Sexuality and Catholicism. New York: George Braziller, 1995.

Goldenburg, Naomi R. Changing of the Gods: Feminism and the End of Traditional Religions. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1979.

Green, Harvey. The Light of the Home: An Intimate view of the Lives of Women in Victorian America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983.

Kristof, Nicholas D. and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Moore, Tracy, ed. Lesbiot: Israeli Lesbians Talk about Sexuality, Feminism, Judaism and Their Lives. New York: Cassell, 1995.

Ochs, Carol. Behind the Sex of God: Toward a New Consciousness-Transcending Matriarchy and Patriarchy. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1977.

Pearsall, Marilyn, ed. Women and Values: Readings in Recent Feminist Philosophy. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Petroff, Elizabeth Alvilda. Body & Soul: Essays on Medieval Women and Mysticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Sexism and God-Talk, Toward a Feminist Theology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.

Russell, Letty M., ed. The Liberating Word: A Guide to Nonsexist Interpretation of the Bible. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1976.

Skog, Susan. Embracing Our Essence: Spiritual Conversations with Prominent Women. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications Inc, 1995.

Spretnak, Charlene. The Politics of Women’s Spirituality: Essays on the Rise of Spiritual Power within the Feminist Movement. New York: Anchor Books, 1982.

Stone, Merlin. Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood. Volumes I & II. New York, NY: New Sibylline Books, 1979.

Stone, Merlin. When God was a Woman. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

Swain, Sally. Oh My Goddess! New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1994.

Ulanov, Ann and Barry Ulanov. Cinderella & Her Sisters: The Envied and the Envying. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1983.

Van Liere, Carma. Hallowed Fire: Faith Motivation of Early Women Activists. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 1991.

Walker, Barbara G. The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets. New York, NY: HarperSan Francisco, 1983.

Walker, Rebecca. Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self. New York: Riverhead Books, 2001.

Watts, Alan W. Nature, Man and Woman. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1970.

West, Robin. Marriage, Sexuality, and Gender. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2007.

Whitney, Ruth. Feminism & Love: Transforming Ourselves and Our World. Notre Dame, IN: Cross Cultural Publications, Inc., 1998.

Wold, Margaret. The Shalom Woman. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1975.

Worobec, Christine D. Posessed: Women, Witches, and Demons in Imperial Russia. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001.