Woman and Goddess in Hinduism

Reinterpretations and Re-envisionings

  • Editors
  • Tracy Pintchman
  • Rita D. Sherma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: A Hermeneutics of Intersubjectivity

  3. Theological Reflection

  4. Reclaiming Alternative Modalities of Feminine Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Karen Pechilis
      Pages 97-120
  5. The Feminine Principle in Hindu Thought and Practice: Problems and Possibilities

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 229-243

About this book


Offering multilayered explorations of Hindu understandings of the Feminine, both human and divine, this book emphasizes theological and activist methods and aims over historical, anthropological, and literary ones.


concept construction epic hermeneutics Hinduism interpret knowledge subject tradition understanding women

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