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Narrating Women's Interfaith Agency: Stories Of Faith, Transformation, And Vision, Audra Teague Jan 2011

Narrating Women's Interfaith Agency: Stories Of Faith, Transformation, And Vision, Audra Teague

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Today in the United States and in the larger world, there is a burgeoning interfaith movement that is bringing people together across religious lines to build relationships and achieve common goals. Despite women's great contributions to this movement, little research has been done to understand their perspectives on interfaith work: why interfaith work is valuable to them, how they connect personal faith to interfaith work, how they have been impacted by the work they have done, and the larger social changes they hope their work contributes to.

Through in-depth interviews with four women who are interfaith leaders in Central ...