Women

2011 Oct 02

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School

(All day)

Location: 

Cambridge, MA, USA
On October 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project co-sponsored “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma’u in the Twenty-First Century and Beyond," a panel discussion at Harvard Divinity School in honor of his Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto’s visit to campus. The Sultan is the religious leader of one of the largest Muslim communities in Africa. Nana Asma’u, a great aunt of the Sultan, was one of the most important Muslim women scholars and educators in nineteenth-... Read more about Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School

Female Hindu Priest Conquers Holy Ground

March 2, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-12621370

To mark the centenary of International Women's Day, radio producer Safiya Sayed Baharun of the BBC World Service profiles three female religious leaders for a documentary, Conquering Holy Ground. Chandrika Joshi, a Hindu priest and special needs dentist based in Cardiff, is one of the three women featured.

This edition of the weekly...

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Nun's Devotion Gives Hope to Orphan Kids

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: VNS

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=55,9932,0,0,1,0

Nearly 20 years have passed since the Pagoda's doors were opened to orphans under the guiding hand of nun Thich Ngo Mai, an orphan herself. Thu Trang report.

 

As visitors enter the pagoda, a smiling three-year-old boy with round eyes welcomes visitors and sings, "...

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