Sacrifice as Remedy for Having Been Born of Woman

  • Nancy Jay


Feminist scholars cannot limit themselves to studying the participation of women in culture, society, or history, important as this is. Nor can we, like traditional scholars, take for granted the exclusion of women from vast areas of cultural life. Rather, we must subject these areas to critical analysis in order to disclose and to demystify the gender relations that underlie them.


Descent Group Sacrificial Ritual Patrilineal Descent Matrilineal Society Roman Catholic Church 
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