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No matter what you want to do, understanding religion is essential to understanding the world around you. When you study religion, you're studying meaning – how we interpret, govern and determine our purpose in the world around us. 

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WOMAN AS GURU Antoinette DeNapoli is advancing the understanding of female empowerment in patriarchal religions.

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Recent Publications

Women and Representation in Buddhist Asia: Innovative Pedagogies, Alternative Narratives, and Reimagined Philosophies

Antoinette DeNapoli

Gurus, Priestesses, Saints, Mediums and Yoginis: Holy Women as 'Influencers' in Hindu Culture

Antoinette DeNapoli

‘We Survived This’: California Missions, Colonialism, and Indigenous Survival

Abel R. Gomez

Qur’an Commentary and the Biblical Turn: A History of Muslim Exegetical Engagement with the Biblical Text

Samuel J. Ross

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