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Religion, Women, and Adult Education

  • Leona M. English
  • Catherine J. Irving
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Part of the International Issues in Adult Education book series (ADUL)

Abstract

Of all the factors that affect women’s lives internationally, religious fundamentalism is one of the most serious in that it has implications for women’s well-being and health and for the population at large. Given the influence that religions, especially fundamentalist factions, have in the fabric of societies worldwide, it is important to examine their place and their effects.

Keywords

Religious Group Development Worker Religious Tradition Adult Education Religious Commitment 
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© Sense Publishers 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leona M. English
    • 1
  • Catherine J. Irving
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Francis Xavier UniversityCanada
  2. 2.St. Francis Xavier UniversityCanada

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