An Imperfect Alliance: Feminism and Contemporary Female Buddhist Monasticisms

@article{Langenberg2018AnIA,
  title={An Imperfect Alliance: Feminism and Contemporary Female Buddhist Monasticisms},
  author={A. Langenberg},
  journal={Religion},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={190}
}
This essay lays the elaborate textile of feminist discourse alongside the equally rich fabric of contemporary female Buddhist monasticisms, taking note of places the latter has pulled threads from the former, but also pointing out the ways in which female monastics lead agentive, creative, and sometimes rebellious female lives that in subtle and not so subtle ways resist the label “feminist,” or contribute a new motif or fiber to the feminist weave. Case study reports on two innovative Buddhist… Expand
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