HDS 2209

Gender, Authority, and Domination in Modern Theologies and Theories of Religion

Lori Kay Pearson


This course unearths conceptions of gender that inform classic nineteenth-century texts on religion and modernity. It explores how appeals to feeling, female culture, family, and domination functioned in definitions of religion and in debates over religious authority and cultural values. Authors include: Schleiermacher, Feuerbach, Marx/Engels, Geiger, Simmel, Marianne Weber, Troeltsch.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes


0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Fri 10am-12pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 115

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion and the Social Sciences
  • Theology
  • Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None