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Religion, Feminist Theory and Epistemology
Religion, feminist theory and epistemology

In the latter part of the twentieth century and the first decades of the twenty-first religion began to assume something of an unlooked-for presence in the politics of the global north. It had been widely taken for granted that ‘modern’ societies had become largely secular, with only residual evidence of minimal religious observance and influence or a degree of ‘religious modernization’ that came close to the expectations of the secular (see, for example, Wilson, 1998: 45-65). The emergent presence took two forms: the first was the political recognition that in many countries outside the west religion continued to play a central life in social and political life; to assume that social and technological innovation would bring ...

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