The church of women : gendered encounters between Maasai and missionaries /

In Africa, why have so many more women converted to Christianity than men? What explains the appeal of Christianity to women? What does religious conversion mean for the negotiation of gender and ethnic identity? What role does religious conversion play as a tool for empowering women? In The Church...

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Main Author: Hodgson, Dorothy Louise (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2005]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • "Oh she who brings the rain"
  • Men of the church
  • Evangelizing "the Maasai"
  • The church of women
  • Being a man in the church of women
  • Possessed by the Spirit
  • Toward a Maasai Catholicism?