Feminist Studies in Religion
Feminist Studies in Religion, Inc. (FSR, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to foster feminist studies in religion in all its variety and diversity.
We are happy to announce the arrival of the newest issue of JFSR: Volume 30, Number 2 (Fall 2014). Volume 30, number 2 is packed with special material, including a special section on comparative feminist hermeneutics and a 30th Anniversary Roundtable on the significance and future of JFSR. Celebrate 30 years of feminist scholarship on religion with us! More >
Ever since I saw the photo of the kneeling James Foley, dressed in orange clothes in the desert sand, with the black-clothed and veiled executioner standing with a knife in his left hand behind him, I feel again haunted by the fundamentalist Islamic sense of primal drama. This newest image, too, captures the imagination of apocalyptic horror movies, just like the 9/11 moments of the two planes flying into the twin towers. These are archetypical scenes, static and unchanging d More >
Call for Papers: 'At the Cutting Edge’: New Postgraduate Writing on Gender, Religion and Theology in the Asia Pacific Region Journal: Seachanges Journal, Special Issue, 2015 Deadline (abstracts): 29 September 2014 Official Posting: More >
Asian American woman have lived and suffered in a problematic cycle of racism from the wider community and patriarchy from within the Asian American community. I attended my first Feminist Studies in Religion (FSR) Leadership meeting in June 2014 and learned a lot about its history and its organization. Through this meeting, I came to appreciate the long historical development, as well as the goals and achievements of the FSR. More >