Women

This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. In the case, the owners of Hobby Lobby, a privately owned chain of stores, contend that the contraception requirements of the Affordable Care Act violate their...
What it is affirming is that this woman has learned from her experience living on the edge. Rachav knew this wisdom because she lived on the edge like the tzitzit — not only geographically, but socially. Open to visitors, open to a people living on...
Dr. Sarah Sayeed, a staff member with the Interfaith Center of New York visited Pakistan and met with a group of courageous young women who are dedicated to peace and justice.
(November 9, 2012) Bishop of Durham Justin Welby was appointed the new Archbishop of Canterbury this week, charged with leading the 77-million member Anglican Communion.
Let's celebrate the women in our lives!
(November 16, 2012) Born and raised in a Hindu family in India, Pratima Dharm first came to the U.S. in 2001. In 2006, she joined the military, which counts approximately 1,000 Hindus in its ranks.
(March 23, 2012) In 1964, at the age of 20, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo left London for India to pursue a path to Buddhism.
(March 12, 2012) Writer and actress Suehyla El-Attar received international attention in 2005 when she recited the call to prayer for a public Muslim service — a role traditionally held by men.
(March 7, 2012) In an ongoing series for Women's History Month, Odyssey Networks speaks with Muslim scholar and feminist Amina Wadud on the role of women in Islam. Wadud sparked controversy in the mid-1990s and in 2005 when she led Friday...
(Feburary 29, 2012) The Rev. Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman is the youngest woman ever to be ordained by the prominent and historic Abyssinan Baptist Church in New York City. A pastor as well as an academic, the Rev. Dr. Turman is currently teaching a...