As part of FSR, Inc.'s Across Generations project, we asked feminists from and beyond the academy respond to this vital question: "What is the importance of feminist and womanist work in religious and theological studies?" at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in San Diego (2014). What follows is the eighth part of a multi-part blog series that brings those videos to you. Watch and share your thoughts in the comment section below. More >
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.
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What does it mean to engage in feminist conversations about religion online? Is there something that makes the meeting of “feminisms” and “religions” unique, even important? As a member of the board of the Feminism in Religion forum, I am sometimes called upon to answer these questions, by conversation partners, potential contributors, friends, and loved ones. Why read or contribute to FiR? Or, an even larger question: why even blog? More >
Academic and activist work meld in media, not the least of which in the blogosphere. As I participate in and observe the development of the FIR blog, I note four critical issues in this regard. My brief exploration of them is an invitation to colleagues to participate in the shaping of a medium whose limits and potential are are only beginning to emerge. Let the FIR blog be both an example of and a testing ground for feminist blog styles that work. More >
Public Lives We live in an increasingly public world where our lives are more and more lived in and touched by the public. What we wear, what we eat, where we are going, with whom we are hanging around are just some of the things which are becoming increasingly easy for the world to see and observe. With the rise of social media, our way of being and living can be followed and displayed for the world to see, if we let it. More >