restricted access   Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

Editors/ Introduction

Editors’ Introduction

pp. 1-4

Special Section: South Asian Religions

Introduction: Feminist Theory and the Study of South Asian Religions

pp. 5-11

Chosen Moments: Mediation and Direct Experience in the Life of the Classical Tamil Saint Kāraikkāl Ammaiyār

pp. 11-31

2007 Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New Scholar Award Winner:

Person in Place: Possession and Power at an Indian Islamic Saint Shrine

pp. 31-43

Goddess Tārā: Silence and Secrecy on the Path to Enlightenment

pp. 44-59

Afterword: Feminist Theory, Scholars, and the Study of South Asian Religions

pp. 60-71

In a Different Voice


Annunciation, and: The Kingdom of This World

pp. 73-74

“You Are Brave but You Are a Woman in the Eyes of Men”: Augusta E. Stetson’s Rise and Fall in the Church of Christ, Scientist

pp. 75-89

Roundtable Discussion: Religion, Gender, and the Muslimwoman

Deploying the Muslimwoman

pp. 91-99

Beyond the Hijab as Lodestone

pp. 99-101

Between Muslim Women and the Muslimwoman

pp. 101-106

Muslim Women and the Politics of Representation

pp. 106-110

Lost in Translation: Writing Back from the Margins

pp. 110-116

Rejoinder to “Muslimwoman” Responses

pp. 116-119

Speaking Out

Living On the Border

pp. 121-125

Cutting Edge

Christian Imperialism and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

pp. 127-134


Notes on Contributors

pp. 135-138